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Bible and Contemporary Culture

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

    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 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...

I think there is much we can learn from Daniel in general, and particularly from the story of Nebuchadnezzar’s insanity in Daniel 4, about...

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...

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.

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

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...

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