Thursday, June 14, 2007
Homosexuality and the Church (Commonweal, June 15, 2007)
The essay by Luke Timothy Johnson, "Scripture and Experience" is a particularly good example of Roman Catholic NT scholarship using his personal example to shed light on the interraction of scripture and experience. At the same time, its an outsider perspective. It makes all the difference in the world when gay and lesbian people are not the object of investigation but interrogators of the text.
David Bentley Hart's new translation of the New Testament is a breath of fresh air: responsible, creative, and inspiring. Yale Unive...
On our recent visit to Istanbul, we were told we must not miss a visit to the Pera Museum in Beyoglu where "The Tortoise Trainer"...