Centered on Christ Crucified

1 Corinthians By Kimlyn J. Bender Brazos Press, pp. 298, $35 Review by Eugene R. Schlesinger  When the first volume of the Brazos Theological Commentary on the Bible appeared 15 years ago, the series pr... Read More...

No Garden Left Behind

By Tom Smith I recently read Wesley Hill’s essay on why he contributes to the Covenant blog and remains an Episcopalian. He takes the position that the search for a pure Church is misguided and bound for fru... Read More...

Consume or be consumed

Either we consume him, recognizing him in the bread and in the gathered community, or he consumes us.

The paradox of this week

Our highly choreographed liturgies, our rituals of human achievement, may be tinged with failure.
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An academic and pastoral lens

Richard Hays offers an exemplary commentary on 1 Corinthians, naming the challenges and exploring how we can honestly engage with a biblical text we seek to make authoritative in our lives and our Church.