Category Archives: Language

A Song of Hesed

Hebrew words are thick and complex things that we try to translate into simple English as best we can. This one needs a bit more explanation. Continue reading

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Outrage Merchantile, What’re You Buying?

There are people who make money off our likes and shares online and to make the most money, they try to sell us the one thing we’ll share with enthusiasm: rage. Continue reading

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What’s a Torah?

119 a long, boring psalm and gosh, don’t we want to skip it, but when we do, we miss the depth and life changing power of it. Continue reading

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Complementarity Crapolla

Because the topic comes up from time to time, let’s take a look at the biblical story of creation and what it means for gender roles. Continue reading

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Wrestling With God

Jacob at the Jabbok is so boring and sweaty and Old Testament so why read it? It tells us part of what it means to be us wrestling in the dark with the God we do not understand. Continue reading

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Way Out Jesus

“Moses, Elijah, and Jesus meet on a mountain,” it sounds like the lead in to a bad joke but they were discussing the Exodus Jesus was setting in motion. Continue reading

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