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The Next Seven Bible Movies We Need Hollywood to Make

Some sure-fire story ideas for Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Kathryn Bigelow, Judd Apatow, and more.

Creation Is in Crisis. What Are We Going to Do About it?

How Christians respond to climate change reflects how they love God’s world.

How the Bible Understands Justice

The God of the Bible is a God who puts the world to rights. That’s what the Bible calls us to do, too.

Why I Wish Pope Francis Was Joking about the Devil (and Other Beliefs)

Here’s my four-word solution for those struggling with demonic possession: “Stop believing in demons.”

The Problem with Biblical Authority

Even the great creeds have screened out the central Biblical message of the coming of God’s kingdom.

Four Modern Versions of the Bible that Are Ruining the Bible

In a era with more Bibles than ever before, biblical literacy is in serious decline. Maybe the problem is all those Bibles.

If It Weren’t for Jesus, I Might Be Pro-Death Too

A response to Albert Mohler’s recent defense of the death penalty.

Ten Bible Verses Prosperity Gospel Preachers Need to Stop Misusing

Can you believe your way to health and wealth? Prosperity teachers say yes — and they misuse these Bible verses to convince millions of people that they’re right.

You May Be Going to Heaven, But You Won’t Be Staying There

Many Christians are hoping to make heaven their home — even though the Bible does not support that hope. Here’s why.

How to Debate Christians: Five Ways to Behave and Ten Questions to Answer

Advice for atheists taking on Christian critics.

How to Resolve Conflict: A Bible Lesson for Foreign Policy Leaders

The biblical story of Abigail shows how visible vulnerability can create a path toward peace.

Is the Hebrew Bible Single-Minded on Singlehood?

The pressure observant young Jews feel to marry comes straight from the Bible. But is there biblical wiggle room?

Let There Be Violence?

A growing rift emerges within evangelicalism over how to read the dark side of the Bible.

How We Ruined the Bible — and How We Can Save It

That Bible everyone’s reading, quoting, arguing about, using to defend their positions? It’s not the real Bible.

Reading the Bible Through Sean Hannity’s Eyes

How conservative talk radio helped me see the error of my Bible-believing ways.

When the Good Book Goes Bad (Or, How the Story of Noah Floods People of Faith)

Condemning the movie “Noah” is a good way to help people avoid reading the story of Noah. Maybe that’s for the best.

Why Catholics See the Bible Differently than Protestants

The story behind the Catholic approach to Scripture.

Let’s Give the Bible a Second Chance . . . By Changing It

The Bible is stuck with a lot of bad history, science, and poor ethics. Let’s amend it Constitution-style.

Five Bible Verses You Need to Stop Misusing

That verse you keep quoting? It may not mean what you think it means.

How to Spot an Atheist

Fine-tune your atheist radar and be on the lookout.