In Athens, the apostle bears witness—and doesn't try to be cool.
A review of Mayra Rivera
Flesh is indeterminate. It flows, changes over time, and is consumed and transformed. It becomes the reality of rich spiritual encounter.
Paul, Participation, and Mission
A review of Michael J. Gorman
Theosis is mission’s starting point. Believers are called to “become” the gospel through participation in the divine life.
Reflections on Paul, Women, and the Authority of Scripture
Frances Taylor Gench doesn't ignore difficult texts about women; she wrestles with them. That's because she is committed to the Bible as scripture.
Diaspora Rhetoric of a Friend of God
Discovering the Wonder of God’s Word and World
The Gospel Witness to Jesus
Freeing the Gospel Stories from Modern Misconceptions
The Shape of Paul’s Thought
Understanding the Death of Jesus Christ
Ancient and Modern Contests over the Image of the Apostle
Unmanly Men: Refigurations of Masculinity in Luke-Acts
Engaging the Passion: Perspectives on the Death of Jesus
Take & Read
James: Diaspora Rhetoric of a Friend of God, by Margaret Aymer. Margaret Aymer’s primer orients readers to key critical debates concerning James, relying on recent scholars’ proposals about its structure and rhetoric.
For the Bible to belong not only to the church or the academy but to the people, a guidebook is needed. Harvey Cox provides one.
A Pauline case for same-sex marriage
"It is better to marry than to burn," says Paul. This strange, embarrassing passage may offer some ground for fresh discernment.
Christian Origins and the Question of God
N.T. Wright aims to show how Paul's story of the crucified and risen Messiah is at the same time the story of Israel rescued from extended exile.
Insights from Origen on prayer
Growing in prayer is not simply acquiring a set of special spiritual skills. It is growing into Christian humanity.
The Death of Jesus and Relations between Jews and Christians
Mary Boys offers concrete proposals for how the story of Jesus’ crucifixion can be told faithfully in the presence of Jewish conversation partners.