Scripture as Participation

“Participatory” does a lot of work in Matthew Levering’s latest book, Participatory Biblical Exegesis , a contribution to the burgeoning contemporary interest in theological interpretation of Scripture. It refers, above all, to a conception of history that, Levering argues, should . . . . Continue Reading »

Update

As those of you who tried to reach us over the weekend will have noticed, we temporarily lost ownership of our domain name, which closed down the site. We’re back up and running now. Because Richard John Neuhaus’ Daily Article from Friday was unavailable for readers, we’ve decided to . . . . Continue Reading »

The Dishonorable Daughter

“Honor your father and your mother.” As the Church Fathers wrote, there are things we know simply by virtue of being human but then, after we alienated ourselves from the source of our humanity, God gave us the Decalogue to remind us of those things. One of those things is that we should . . . . Continue Reading »

Personal Freedom Without Political Liberty

Sometimes events conspire. In mid-May, the California Supreme Court decided that anything less than marriage for same-sex partners leads to a fundamental discrimination against homosexuals. A week or so later, the Texas courts opined that state officials who removed children from a polygamist Mormon . . . . Continue Reading »