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Bible and Contemporary Culture

This video installment of Asbury Seminary's "Seven Minute Seminary" the first of at least 3 parts addressing the issue of violence in the Old...

I have some things to say that I've wanted to say for 35 or more years. I have hesitated, though, because they are things...

Twenty-five years ago, some futurists foresaw a major global crisis arriving in about the year 2020. In 1995 I published EarthCurrents: The Struggle for the...

The History Channel's episode featuring Samson totally freaked out a lot of viewers when Samson appeared portrayed by an actor of African ancestry, wearing...

The debut of the History Channel’s much anticipated 10 hour series “The Bible” created a lot of excitement among churches and Bible readers. The...

You've heard it on the news. You might have seen the interview Paula Deen gave on the Today Show. I found it hard viewing....

Let’s ponder the promise and peril of populism. Or maybe the triumph and terror of populism. Follow the news for a random hour, and you’ll...

I hope nobody thinks that my review and criticisms of the History Channel series The Bible are driven by some sense of self-importance or need...

Another piece of poetry I always pull out and savor at Easter is the Easter Homily of John Chrysostom. I have not gone back...

I love that parable of David Foster Wallace about the two fish, swimming happily along, when they meet and old fish swimming toward them...