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A Rat Pack Sabbath

In Jerusalem, the Sabbath is an anticipated and enjoyed weekly vacation day.

Why We Need to Rethink Gender Roles

Complementarianism and egalitarianism fail to ask the right question: What does it mean to be human?

“What Are You Doing?”: The Ultimate Religious Question

If you want to know what we believe, look at how we live.

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Adam and Eve

Where did this creation story originate? Who takes it seriously? And more.

What’s Missing from the Evangelical Response to Caitlyn Jenner

It isn’t as simple as telling transgender people to follow their natural design. Here’s why.

A Contemporary Retelling of the Creation Story

What would the biblical story of creation look like reimagined through a modern lens?

Protecting God’s Earth Is Our Shared Sacred Duty

This Earth Day, we commit to safeguarding communities from the harms of climate change.

The Whole Story of the Old Testament in 11 Verses

Part one of a roadmap through the whole story of the Bible as told by 16 key verses.

How Genesis Really Transcends Liberalism and Fundamentalism

Genesis 1 is meant to teach the deeper theological truth that the world was created and who created it.

Scroll Your Way Through the 12 Tribes of Israel

The better we understand the 12 tribes, the better we understand Israel’s important (and weird) history.

“Sodomy” Does Not Mean What You Think it Means

The Bible can’t be blamed for the way we misuse “sodomy.”

Why Life Begins at 40

There are more than 40 great things about turning 40.

The Limp That Saved My Life

The life of Jacob as recorded in Genesis teaches us that we cannot receive God’s blessings until we admit our brokenness.

Five Books That Saved the Bible for Me

When the Bible was dead to me, these books brought it back to life.

Michael Gungor: Christians Should “Let Scientists Do the Science”

A Q&A with the popular singer-songwriter in the wake of a drummed-up controversy over his views on the Bible.

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.

Carl Sagan Took My Faith — and Gave Me Awe

A research coordinator for the new “Cosmos” recounts his Sagan-inspired journey away from religion.

Creation Debate: Is Genesis 1 an Argument Against Evolution?

A church pastor compares Genesis to other ancient accounts of the world’s origins.

Rosh Hashanah and the Truth About the Creation Story

Imagine taking two days a year and devoting them to the celebration of inter-connectedness and inter-dependence.