New books that are shaping conversations about practical theology
Can Christian hope survive the onslaught against black life?
When we make sense of suffering, we lose our ability to protest against it.
How early Christians thought about bodies and how we do
Behind the man’s life’s work is a broken-hearted child.
Jesus in conversation with three women in the Gospels
What the Bible doesn't say about hell
Linn Marie Tonstad summarizes a far more interesting conversation about sex and gender than the one I grew up with.
Not just suffering
In Luke’s postresurrection appearances, the disciples have to reckon with the traumatic somatic.
She was the C. S. Lewis of her time.
I see love incarnate in suffering flesh, a body bearing a body in pain for love.
The pastor and mentor to Martin Luther King formed a vision of resistance around prayer, not politics.
The incarnation doesn’t require a miracle; it reveals one that’s already there.
Pagels vividly recounts her spiritual experiences. But she won’t let herself be bound by any tradition.