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Bible and Contemporary Culture

Marina Warner has written an intriguing book, Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale (Oxford: 2014, 201 pp.). The book plunges...

So the figures in the book of Judges have been blurred out of focus by tradition, VBS programs, and perhaps also our inability to...

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...

Of course, it depends on who “they” are. In the last several years evangelicals have been talking about alcohol. Historically, American protestant evangelicals have...

Jerusalem is loaded with curious stories linking stunning archaeological finds with utterly obscure people who are then associated with intriguing currents of politics, culture...

I'm still thinking about the issue of relevance in the teaching and preaching of the Bible in our churches. The sad fact is, "relevance" is...

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...

Reading keeps our minds sharp and helps us stay current in our understanding of our mission. Shannon Sigler shares some recommended reading for worship, culture, and the arts.

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...

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

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