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...

Taking a class in medieval Christian worship at Notre Dame in 1975, I quickly learned what BVM meant. Blessed Virgin Mary. Not Bureau of...

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...

Should Christians support welfare for the rich? It might make sense. If the rich get richer, everyone benefits. Pour water into a cup long enough...

When it comes to politics . . . Since I believe in Jesus and the kingdom of God, I believe: The Lord God is a God...

I am seventy-eight years old, and I have never seen the United States in a more precarious or vulnerable position. And I am an...

Advent may be a good time to think about the spirituality of science. Genuine science is not really secular, but spiritual. Think about its spirituality. Here...

If you live in the United States—or anywhere else, for that matter—you may have noticed that a major Presidential election is looming. So let’s...

I see five promising signs of hope as the world enters 2015. Also a few maybes. Any optimism must be tempered by the now-present reality...

The world is a getting safer. For centuries, violence has been subsiding. Really? Most people find this hard to believe. But consider evidence presented by Stephen...