Christian wives are not equated with slaves, and the master-slave dynamic is described and advised upon in theological and sociological manners dissimilar to the husband and wife. A look at Ephesians and 1 Peter.
To deny the fruits of history is to deny the trees of history.
Christianity is a religion with an emphasis of taking example by the unfortunate peoples affected by the dynamics involved in social relations. Social justice, when applied to the distribution of opportunities within societies, is a calling embedded deeply into Christian conscience.
I began each Inshallah practice with these questions brought into our classroom: What is my connection with these people’s songs?
I’ve a confession to make. Revelation was a book I disliked immensely before tackling this topic. Orality studies reminds me that even if we tried to trace to the original context, what’s a thing to think about is how the experience could move and shift — hence one of performance criticism’s contributions to biblical studies. Something […]
Prophecy and prophets spoke in mutable voices; the whistleblowers and the desperation wane and wax down the ages of eschatology.
With an attention-grabbing title, Marc Zvi Brettler’s How to Read the Jewish Bible  demands a potential reader’s sympathy to a form of literary analytical process described as the historical-critical method when engaging the Bible.  As an organized approach,  this method was subject to unfavourable discourse over the course of its development.  Brettler appeals to readers with […]
To the religiously inclined, EDRs are perceptual evidence of the divine or an event deemed of a miracle status. This is different in concept from a religious experience, marked by assigning supernatural or preternatural traits to the observed event.
The wake of a shockwave that continues to resound through the postmodern period in Western reckoning is reflected and refracted through the lenses that comprise Moshe Jacobson-Drozi’s “Hinei ma tov.”
Myself as Matryoshka In colloquial discussion, comparisons for identity depict the many facets, roles, and masks of how an individual engages other persons. From the image of peeling an onion to expose layers that could be painful, to taking off and on hats representative of a role in dialogue, I appreciated my experiential with matryoshki […]
Trauma and the Art Journal Levine (2017) presented a keynote on his developing approach with trauma sufferers via art therapy. My class was invited to attend as we were engaged in a course meant to expose us to the breadth of art therapy as a modality and a theoretical approach that proved adaptable to several […]
Creativity, Sustain Life An art form, the denotation was left open-ended to my peers as we set to capture, via visual media, our art forms. Creative modality, way of expression, and the question trickled upon me from the cosmos – what was my art form? I lost my motivation to journal, compose narratives, and I […]
Why do we search for the extraordinary to light up the ordinary? We honour those who step into the limelight. We praise their humility, their acts of courage, searching for the bright day to escape the dark night. “The memories will sustain you as the starlight reminds people of the day until the Sun returns,” […]
Rain is an open invitation to pause and reflect, like and unlike autumn when nature in these parts dwindles to prepare for hibernation, the deep darkness, and the winter. Yet human life prepares for an influx of students as the city gears up for a new academic year. For me, rain is choratic space, the betwixt and between, the margin, a place where liminality can be seen, can be perceived.