Bible and Culture Archives - Seedbed

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

Is homosexuality a core issue of Christian belief? A matter of doctrinal fidelity? Or is it essentially a question of human rights; the current...

Why in the world are the books of Kings and Chronicles in our Bibles? Commentators offer their answers, of course. Certainly these long, repetitive books...

The most important book of 2016 is The Patient Ferment of the Early Church: The Improbable Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, by...

Having been brung up on the King James Version of the Bible, I was familiar with such verses as these: “After that, he was seen...

John Wesley said God’s providence is a key Christian truth. “There is scarce any doctrine in the whole compass of revelation which is of...

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...

I never watch Fox “News” if I can help it. I have my reasons. Sometimes in motels and restaurants, I can’t avoid it. So...

America needs a great awakening, a shaking revival, a genuine stirring of the Spirit of God. America does not need a pseudo-revival, a movement that...

I’m reading a remarkable little book, Images or Shadows of Divine Things, by Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758). It was edited by the noted Harvard historian...