“If we can’t afford two boxes,” my grandmother said, “we can’t afford one.”
Jesus acts in response to real human suffering and actual human tears.
John the Baptist’s proclamation for a world of Tiberiuses and Trumps
The creation story and the divine right of everybody.
The crowd's proximity to Jesus does not make them attentive to his priorities.
What will it take to break through our numbness?
James and John don’t want power; they want a special level of intimacy with Jesus.
Amy-Jill Levine and Ben Witherington’s dialogue is most illuminating when the co-authors disagree.