This Prophet Didn’t Mince Words with Oppressors

This Prophet Didn’t Mince Words with Oppressors

Reading the text of the prophet Nahum is an exercise in theology in the service of imagination, and imagination in the service of theology. Yes, it is a “text of terror,” a tour de force description of the defeat, fall and ultimate humiliation of Nineveh, the greatest...
The Radically Inclusive Life of Rachel Held Evans

The Radically Inclusive Life of Rachel Held Evans

Rachel Held Evans would have turned 40 today, and it seems appropriate to take some time to remember her life and legacy. I’m greatly saddened she didn’t live to celebrate the big 4-0, as she died on May 4, 2019. Rachel Grace Held was born in Alabama but moved with...
‘Stop Being Political’

‘Stop Being Political’

When a minister is criticized for “being too political,” one can be assured the offense is not politics at large, but rather someone’s preferred political allegiance. The same goes for editors and writers. Though unsurprising, but always disappointing, we lose...