An annotated list of top titles on atonement.
An annotated list of top titles on the book of Job.
Pope Benedict to the top Lutheran bishop in Germany (paraphrased): Have you heard about these new "evangelicals"? Scary stuff--and they're growing.
If you wrestle with this Matthean parable through the night, it'll leave you limping by morning. Martin Luther didn't like preaching on it, and worshipers in early October won't be in the mood for its judgment.
Mormons are in the familiar situation of being on the defensive theologically and politically. But they are also in terra incognita: they are viewed as leading the way in preserving family values.
Katherine Clay Bassard's book on the use of scripture by African-American women writers begins with Balaam's ass and the Song of Songs. One is compelled to keep reading.
We recently asked five Century contributors to reflect on the 9/11 attacks and the decade that followed. Centurysubscribers can also read the following highlights from our coverage in the weeks following the attacks.
On a journey through North America, my wife and I attended many churches. At one the pastor insisted repeatedly that "the meaning and purpose of life is to have a personal relationship with Jesus." The claim irked me.