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Bible and Contemporary Culture

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

So many times I hear people bashing the Old Testament, and especially the book of Joshua, for its violence. While the question is quite...

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...

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

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

  I walk into a shopping mall. In a central courtyard is a beautiful floor made of different colors and sizes of tiles. Admiring the...

I ended the last article by referring to the Hebrew term  שֵׁכָר or šēkār, traditionally translated “strong drink” and noted that we now understand that this...

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....

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.