The False Joy of Earthly Triumph

Joey Cochran “As he went along, people spread their cloaks on the road. When he came near the place where the road goes down the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of disciples began joyfully to praise God in loud…

The Scandal of Hope

James Enns [Gabriel said], “For nothing will be impossible with God.” Then Mary said, “Here I am, the servant of the Lord; let it be done to me according to your word.” Luke 1: 37–38 Today is the eve of…

Handfuls of Change

Lauran Kerr-Heraly “She opens her hand to the poor and reaches out her hands to the needy.” Proverbs 31:20 In the fall of 1948, Edith Irby Jones became the first African American student admitted to the medical school of the…

The Inspiring Story of Saint Patrick

 David Leinweber “And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.”   Mark 16:15 The life of Saint Patrick offers so much more than merely a cause for festive merrymaking. Born in Roman Britain during…

Oct 20–23 | Protest, Resistance and Transformation: Agents of Change Past and Present

Call for Papers Conference on Faith and History Protest, Resistance and Transformation: Agents of Change Past and Present Baylor University Waco, TX October 20-23, 2021 Proposals for individual papers or panels should be sent to Lisa Clark Diller (ldiller@southern.edu) by…