Her complex portraits reveal an alchemy of desire, pain, power, and weakness.
They use Pharaoh’s tools to dismantle oppression.
My daughter wants to know. Even as a biblical scholar, I don’t have a good answer.
Early-20th-century European and North American missionaries grew concerned about it—but never in their own churches.
Seeking justice is critical. Is it enough?
Despite what you’ve read, most of them didn’t resist.
Sometimes sacrifice is an act of love.
Martin Luther went looking for God—and found Christ on the cross.
The Bible shows us what to do with our frustration, outrage, and complicity.
My Choctaw ancestors understood the cost of lies.
How Pharaoh treated the Hebrews and how the US has treated my people
We need someone to speak to our moment, too.
Death rituals used to happen in our houses. What if we brought them back?
The biblical foundation for a holy practice
A limited but troubling historical analogy