“God Lets His Children Tell the Story”: An Angle on God’s Violence in the Old Testament

My seminary Hebrew professor, former colleague, and friend, Al Groves, who is of blessed memory, was a wonderful, honest, and pastoral man. When dealing with the theological difficulties that arise in the course of reading the Bible, Al would say, “God lets his children tell the story.” That is a great way of putting it. [Read More…]

Why Privilege the Christian Story Among all Other Stories?

At GospelFutures, Neil Williams’s next post is up on the power of story for providing coherence for the human drama. He addressed “Why Story” in his previous post. Today he looks at the Christian story specifically. As far back as we have written records, humans have used stories to figure out their world and to [Read More…]