Rev. Alex Awad, a retired minister who served as pastor at East Jerusalem Baptist Church and a professor at Bethlehem Bible College, reflects on modern-day Herods and how the Christmas story gives oppressed people around the world hope.
Angela N. Parker uses the lens of Womanist theology to reflect on Epiphany in the shadow of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. She asserts that the connections between the two reveal implications about the importance of experts and leadership that actually shepherds without causing obsequious
John Sianghio uses the lens of religious ethics to reflect on Epiphany in the shadow of the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. He argues that the connections between the two reveal a fundamental choice between two kings, different philosophies of leadership, and — most importantly —
In episode 30 of Dangerous Dogma, Bruce Chilton, professor of religion at Bard College, talks about his new book The Herods: Murder, Politics, and the Art of Succession. He also discusses the political issues at play in New Testament stories like the birth, teachings, and death
President Donald Trump will leave the White House next month after overseeing a deadly year of federal executions. We should pause and reflect on this moment. After all, our government conducts this killing spree in our names and with our resources.
South African liberation theologian and anti-Apartheid activist Allan Boesak recently offered a blistering critique of former U.S. President Barack Obama, comparing the popular politician to biblical tyrants like Pharaoh and Herod. Boesak delivered his comments in response to Obama’s new book.