How to Deal with People in Power, Courtesy of Esther

How to Deal with People in Power, Courtesy of Esther

The Book of Esther is peculiar because God is not mentioned by name. Yet, like a toddler who has gotten hold of a tub of chocolate spread, God’s fingerprints are everywhere. And the book is controversial because it is a narrative about slavery, racism and power in...
When Evangelicals Chase After Secular Power Games

When Evangelicals Chase After Secular Power Games

In a review of the current Tolkien exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford, United Kingdom, Rowan Williams makes this observation, “Desire for power – the kind of power that will make us safe, reverse injustices and avenge defeats – is a dream that can devour...

Dueling Narratives Seek to Define Our Culture

It is becoming a widespread observation that we are surrounded by at least two very different versions of who we are, where we have been and where we are going as a society and a nation. We can look and listen for a while, then change news channels, tune in to the...