A Review of “A Year of Biblical Womanhood” by Rachel Held Evans (or Hermeneutics 101)

In case you haven’t noticed, Rachel Held Evans has a tendency to strike a nerve now and then when she writes. Her blog has become a go-to refuge for disaffected Christians who are journeying outside of familiar theological boundaries and are looking for voices to help them articulate their experiences—or at least to assure them [Read More…]

Are All Critical Biblical Scholars Godless Atheists Conspiring to Undermine Your Faith?

Glad you asked. I say no, as do Marc Brettler (Brandeis University) and Dan Harrington (Boston College). Together we wrote a book that looks at how faith and critical biblical scholarship can co-exist. The Bible and the Believer: How to Read the Bible Critically and Religiously. It can now be ordered on Amazon This book originated in a symposium [Read More…]

Rachel Held Evans on Inspiration and Incarnation

Rachel Held Evans has begun a five-week series discussing my book Inspiration and Incarnation: Evangelicals and the Problem of the Old Testament. Some of you may remember that I&I got a bit of attention after it came out in 2005 and eventually led to some, let us say, “employment challenges.” I am very happy to [Read More…]