Bestselling author Lauren Winner explores provocative and often overlooked metaphors for God, such as a laboring woman and the “one who smells.”
Articles tagged “Bible”
“Jesus absolutely treated women differently than the prevailing religious authorities of his time,” author Mary Demuth says.
A new study ranking cities according to “Bible mindedness” contains a few surprises. Did your hometown make the list?
“The table is not just a place for food,” says Leonard Sweet, “but a place for stories and ideas to mingle, interact, attract each other, argue with one another, and procreate.”
Can you imagine someone ripping a newborn baby from its mother’s breast and severing its head from it’s body? The Bible seems to say that God once commanded such actions.
A historian at Vanderbilt University says modern Christians may be missing the point of some of Jesus’ most popular parables.
Jesus was not the first Christian; he was a faithful practicing Jewish person. According to one Catholic historian, forgetting this fact has severe consequences.
Mega-church pastor J.D. Greear has been quietly amassing influence among conservative evangelicals. Now, he’s making waves with a new book about the Holy Spirit.