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June 18, 2019
You Must Be Joking
Allowing for humor in Jesus’ words does not undercut the seriousness with which he addresses our fears and doubts.
June 14, 2019
Psalms 23 (Modified For Those Who Like...
The Lord makes me ice cream on a hot summer day, / I don't need anything else (Just taste what He offers and know it is very good!)
June 11, 2019
Our Back Pages
The Bible itself was a library, or better, a bookshop of well-used books, holding the histories of millions, and containing layers of connections and...
June 04, 2019
If You Were Here Today
Jesus sees his people, lost and bumbling, sheep without a shepherd, and he loves them. He had friends among the Pharisees, the educated and the...
May 28, 2019
On the eighth of May, in the year of our Lord 1373 — the third Sunday after Easter — a thirty-year-old woman, known to us as Julian of Norwich,...
Sigve K. Tonstad
May 27, 2019
Roses at Chelmno
I came to Chelmno on April 11, as planned. I saw the killing site. I walked around in the woods at the site of the mass graves about five kilometers...
May 21, 2019
For a good stretch of my younger reading life I was immersed in science fiction. It offered worlds that could only be imagined, thankfully, since...
May 17, 2019
The old saying “April showers bring May flowers” can be traced back to 1387.
May 14, 2019
But it is in Paul’s letters — all of them written in a fairly short span between the middle fifties and sixties before his execution in CE 64 — that...
May 10, 2019
A Short Creation Appraisal of Women for...
After these few explorations it appears quite weird how we men have rendered this radical prophetic voice through our Bible translations. We have...
Volume 48, Issue 2
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