By Sarah Puryear
This week in the Good Book Club, our reading plan moves from the story of Ruth to that of Esther. These two books are often paired with each other because they are the only ... Read More...
By Neil Dhingra
Ruth, the Moabite,
loyal and faithful to
mother-in-law from Israel.
— Graham Kings, “Ruth”
In a recent lecture on friendship, Alasdair MacIntyre says it r... Read More...
By Brandt L. Montgomery
On today, the Feast of the Epiphany, we are again invited on a Good Book Club journey through Scripture, starting with the Book of Ruth. Faust author Johann Wolfgang vo... Read More...
By Christopher Yoder
For six weeks they wandered in the wilderness. They had sung with joy when they walked through the sea on dry ground and into freedom. They were deliriously happy. The... Read More...
By Wesley Hill
Growing up in church, I would sometimes encounter preachers trying to help us get a fresh angle of vision on Jesus’ famous parable in Luke 15 by saying, “This parable really ... Read More...
By Amber Noel
This section of Exodus reminds me irresistibly of tiramisu. Or perhaps lasagna. No — let’s stick with tiramisu. Starting with chapter 12, the text alternates between energy-... Read More...
By Charlie Clauss
This past September 11 was the 20th anniversary of the attacks that ended with the twin towers of the World Trade Center lying in ruins, a large hole in the outer ring o... Read More...
By Joseph Mangina
If the book of Genesis is all about life — creation, fecundity, promise, blessing — then the book of Exodus is all about death. Or a great deal of it is, anyway. Already i... Read More...