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Bible and Contemporary Culture

So, walking into the room filled with gas fumes that was the upset king of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar, we’ve noticed Daniel could confront the fear...

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...

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...

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

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...

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

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

Amos 3:1-11 High Summer! We're all in the full swing of travel, barbecues, sunscreen, sports, family and friends! I guess because I often go to Israel...

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