Judges 1:1-20, Grizzled Grasshopper Stamps Out Giants

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series The Book of Judges

This is part 2 of 4 in the series The Book of JudgesJudah – O you! – your brothers shall give thanks to you. Your hand shall be on the neck of your enemies. The sons of your father shall … Continue reading

Turning the Devil’s Own Arrows against Him: A Brief Meditation on Habakkuk 3:17—18

The prophet Habakkuk preaches to soldiers and royal counselors as a city is burned in the background. Though the fig tree should not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines, the produce of the olive fail and the fields yield … Continue reading

What Liberals Can Teach Us about the Liturgy

For the conservative scholar, modern Biblical studies have been something of a disappointment.  Much of 20th century biblical scholarship was more concerned with what a text didn’t say (how it came into being, which texts were authentic vs. later additions, … Continue reading