Theology

Theology

Cover Story

One Good Book deserves another

The Bible and books that illuminate it

The Century invited people to comment on their favorite book of the Bible and a book that has helped them appreciate or understand the biblical text.

Books

The Woman, the Hour, and the Garden, by Addison Hodges Hart

Hart’s vision is at once allegorical, moral, and eschatological. Christ, married to the church, draws us into deeper life with God.

Books

The genesis of kinship

A review of William Greenway and Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi

The ancient stories of Genesis bear witness to a created world that is interconnected and has value in God’s eyes.

Books

Ethics

Take & Read

At the Altar of Wall Street: The Rituals, Myths, Theologies, Sacraments, and Mission of the Religion Known as the Modern Global Economy, by Scott W. Gustafson. Money has become a kind of god and our relationship to it a kind of worship, replete with liturgical orderings and sacramental offerings.