Climate Change and Setting the World on Fire

MelissaBrowning

By Melissa BrowningIt was Earth Day, 1988. I was in my fifth grade “Earth Science” class, a place where one might expect to talk about the importance of caring for the earth. But this was not what we were talking about that day. At least, we weren’t talking about it until one student asked our teacher about the hole in the ozone layer and whether or not she should stop using hairspray. Our science teacher replied by saying that hairspray wasn’t a problem because the end of the world was comin … [Read more...]

The Story of Patriarchy and HIV and AIDS: 2 Samuel 11:1-15

MelissaBrowning

By Melissa Browning This past week, more than 20,000 people met in our nation’s capital for the 2012 International AIDS Conference. Activists, doctors, people living with HIV and AIDS, development workers, theologians, social scientists and all kinds of folks attended this event. Watch ON Scripture: King David and BathshebaCommentator Robert Alter notes that David’s love stories take place amidst conflict and death. Bathsheba is not the only woman David married in the midst of p … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X