Though some of his admirers may find it difficult to believe now, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was not widely known in the years immediately following World War II, save perhaps as one of a band of courageous pastors and theologians in Germany who resisted the Nazi regime of Adolf Hitler.
With all of the pressures of preparing for Christmas Day—the coming and going, the parties and presents—the Sunday following Christmas is welcome indeed.
Jesus Christ revitalizes, personalizes and universalizes God's covenants with the people of Israel.
The colonial Puritans did a lot of good things, but banning Christmas was not one of their better ideas.
The older and more tattered my Bible becomes, the more it becomes part of me.
We are The Church of Infinite Chances, where every sinner is a saint and vice versa. "Sinners welcome," reads the banner on my church.
I used only six words; I rested on the seventh.
With his imagination in overdrive, Bruce Fisk has created a fictional character to guide readers through the Holy Land and the thickets of New Testament scholarship.
A special Christmas review of noteworthy books, video and music. Categories include theology and spirituality, creative nonfiction, fiction, history and current events, children's literature, TV on DVD, choral Christmas music and popular music.