Of the rewriting Christ and Culture there shall be no end. Miroslav Volf is too sophisticated a theologian to rehash or imitate H. Richard Niebuhr's celebrated fivefold schema, but A Public Faith remains in the shadow of Niebuhr's defining work.
We can't remember Jesus the way we can remember, say, Bonhoeffer or the lavishly photographed St. Thérèse of Lisieux.
To be sure, the second-to-last word, which can be very powerful, can be given to something else.
This always seemed like hard moral advice that very few of us were really able to follow. But in recent times its meaning seems clearer.
A. N. Wilson's literary biography aims to bridge the gap between the Commedia and nonspecialists who, allegedly abandoned by the professionals, are like sheep without a shepherd.
In this splendid book Belden Lane has made a double contribution—to the reordering of our perspectives on creation and to our understanding of the Reformed tradition as a contributor to this reordering.
When black theologians focused on nontraditional and extra-Christian sources, white theologians had an excuse to ignore them. Not anymore.
In Redeeming Mulatto, Brian Bantum addresses the American tendency to understand race relations in binary terms.
By grace we're created in the image of God. When we corrupt our lives with sin, the grace of God in Jesus Christ forgives us and makes us fully alive again.