The cross is anything but a success story. Failure and disappointment are at the heart of Christianity.
Much of what Christianity has long been saying about the cross of Christ is problematic. So what is to be done about it?
Honest and harrowing, this spiritual autobiography testifies to God’s persuasive presence in a life that bears family legacies of slavery, alcoholism, abuse, and mental illness.
Oord’s kenosis model is a compelling answer to the problem of evil—one that draws on scripture, theology, philosophy, and science.
My ecclesiastical criminality has been going on for 45 years. It all started at a Trappist abbey in Virginia.
There are some very important national conversations taking place these days. Few people seem to be saying anything grounded in theology.
Elie Wiesel has died. Reading the obituaries, the thing that astounds me is the thing that has always astounded me: how young he was. Eighty-seven now, in 2016. I’ve been burying World War II veterans throughout my years of pastoral ministry. How could Wiesel only be 87?
Part history and part memoir, this volume gently immerses readers in Jewish traditions surrounding death.
"Look at the birds of the air," said Jesus. Our lives are more akin to the frantic scurrying of rats and the disciplined marching of ants.
The prayers of the people call us. When we answer, we invite the possibility that it is we who will be poor, hungry, sick, and in prison.