Saturday Book Review: Anathea Portier-Young

This review is by Drew J. Strait, who reviews Anathea Portier-Young, Apocalypse Against Empire: Theologies of Resistance in Early Judaism (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011). In recent years, Biblical scholarship has experienced a proliferation of anti-imperial readings of the Bible. Some would even say that a veritable “anti-imperial Paul coalition” exists among New Testament scholars. This movement [Read More...]

Weekly Meanderings… etc

Kris and I have been in Australia for two weeks, so our Weekly Meanderings are still on hold … we’ll have some up next Saturday. But today we have a number of posts, including an exceptional book review later … so I hope the changes today will give us something to think about and chat [Read More...]

Advice for Students Attending a Christian College

This post is by Syler Thomas. Years ago, when I started meeting with my student leaders about how to make a good college choice, I did my best to not let my bias come across, but I don’t know how successful I was. Because I had had such a great experience being tested and shaped [Read More...]

Women in Early Christianity

This post is by Mimi Haddad. Is God Male? Part 4 Over the past three weeks I have been challenging the idea that there is a “masculine feel” to Christianity based upon the nature of God, our language for God, and Scripture’s explanation of male-female relationships. Today we will tackle another factor contributing to the [Read More...]

Abusing our Sacred Calling

With Jonathan Merritt… [Read more...]


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