There's Something Holy Out There
Are science and faith inherently incompatible or can they enrich and enhance one another? Drawing on the book of Job and his training as a astrophysicist, Paul Wallace reveals how science and faith both bring us face to face with beauty and mystery.
In this perspective-changing talk, activist and author Shane Claiborne probes what it would look like for the church to rediscover its calling to stand for life and love in the midst of the challenges of poverty and gun violence.
Jesus, Judaism, and Justice
Weaving together scholarly insight and personal story, noted Jewish New Testament scholar Amy-Jill Levine examines Jesus' claim to be "the way, the truth, and the life" (John 14:6) from an interfaith perspective.
Unexpected Metaphors for God
The Bible is packed with a vast range of metaphors for God, only a few of which tend to be used in Christianity. Award-winning author and professor Lauren Winner explains how engaging often overlooked divine metaphors can open up new avenues for spiritual growth.
Reading the Bible as Poetry
What if we thought about the Bible not as a story but as a poem? Old Testament professor Brent Strawn explores how reading Scripture as poetry can transform the way we understand its content, complexity, and candor.
Gregory C. Ellison, II
A Picture of an Activist?
Reflecting on protests in Ferguson and the work of Howard Thurman, Gregory Ellison of the Candler School of Theology probes questions about identity, vocation, and how Christians can fight for freedom in authentic ways.