The Defense with the Unmentioned Jesus

From Shane Claiborne: Southern Baptist leader Albert Mohler wrote a piece this week defending the death penalty. In his 1200 word argument for why Christians should support the death penalty, he does not mention Jesus a single time. Digging deeper, as you read the official pro-death penalty statement of the Southern Baptists, there is not a single reference [Read More...]

No Text is an Island (RJS)

Chapter two of J. Richard Middleton’s book The Liberating Image: The Imago Dei in Genesis 1 turns to the the meaning of the imago Dei in context of 1:26-28 and in the broader context of Genesis 1:1-2:3 and in the context of the symbolic world that gives rise to Genesis 1:1-2:3. Although he sees value [Read More...]


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