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Bible and Contemporary Culture

The ongoing series on the Bible produced by the History Channel displayed some puzzling decisions in its second episode. The story...

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...

No doubt about it. The most worn out and frequent cliché in the realm of biblical study and teaching is the cry to "Make...

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...

Those of you who remember my last post on Tarantino and the Bible recall I asked what are really some silly and pointless questions. Maybe...

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

    A recent writing project sent me back to a type of literature scholars typically call "heroic." It's the ancient version of the action-adventure flick. I won't bore you with...

I was given a last minute assignment to preach in the Asbury Seminary chapel on Tuesday April 16. With no particular idea prominent on...

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.

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

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