Theology and Interpretation

Theology and Interpretation
Oaks of Righteousness

When many of us were growing up, the assumed truth about the United States—as it is still [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Seeing Nature through Children’s Eyes

Last Christmas my son, a school principal in Miami, announced [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Pandemic, Race, and Environmental Justice

In my column two months ago, “Nature’s Warning,” I reflected [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Nature’s Warning

I live in Indiana near Louisville, Kentucky. Since mid-March, Kentucky’s governor Andy Beshear has offered an update [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Recognize (and Protect) Everyday Miracles

How about giving up discontent for Lent? There’s a complaint [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Practicing Gratitude

Searching for Christmas gifts for the youngest members of our family, I came across a “gratitude journal,” [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Sanctuary, the Bible, and Clarification

Over the summer, you may have heard in news and [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Imagining Leadership

Isaiah 11 (December 8) imagines several qualities of wise leadership: wisdom and understanding, council (or strategic thinking) [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Learning to Pay Attention

This summer I taught a week-long continuing education course for pastors on scripture and ecology. [...]

Theology and Interpretation
Read Before Preaching: Forming Communities of Resistance (2 of 3)

Ed. note: This is the [...]