Sometimes the terror we know is more tolerable than the peace we can’t imagine.
This seems to be par for the course.
The psalmist calls for something that is hard for us to imagine.
“If we don’t understand the Judaism of Jesus’ time, how can we understand him and his message?”
In Torah, the stranger appears as a guest to be welcomed, not a problem to be solved.
To know any truth about God, we must be drawn into the life of the Trinity. But how?
Why do we forgive him so much more easily than migrants today?
The psalmist puts out a clarion call.
Poor Philip just needs a little more from God. I know how he feels.
Sarah Blake’s surrealist novel about Naamah—Noah’s wife—is mesmerizing.
Jesus wants us all around the table. That can be really, really hard.
Paula Fredriksen challenges popular assumptions about the first generation of Christians.
As theophanies go, this one in is oddly comforting.