Category: Essays

Chris Gooding / Slavery Is Legion

Chris Gooding / Slavery Is Legion

[The following essay is excerpted from the first chapter of Chris Gooding, Beyond Slavery: Christian Theology and Rehabilitation from Human Trafficking (Cascade, 2023). Pick up a copy of the book… READ MORE

Margaret R. Miles / Fake Feeling

Margaret R. Miles / Fake Feeling

Many centuries ago, Augustine of Hippo noticed that a consequence of the entertainment culture of late antiquity was a sentimentalization and manipulation of feeling. His Confessions criticized  stage plays (spectacula theatrica)… READ MORE

Chris Boesel / Reading Karl Barth

Chris Boesel / Reading Karl Barth

Reading Karl Barth provides a cluster of major themes and signposts by which to orient one’s reading of Barth’s theology. It assists readers in (a) recognizing and understanding what Barth… READ MORE

John Swinton / Why Does Evil Exist?

John Swinton / Why Does Evil Exist?

New Cascade volume, Deliver Us from Evil by John Swinton, asks: What do we mean when we call something or someone evil? The word “evil” tends to conjure up images… READ MORE

Nijay K. Gupta / Why Write?

Nijay K. Gupta / Why Write?

New Cascade volume, The Writer, walks through Nijay K. Gupta’s approach to and best practices for becoming an effective and efficient writer in biblical studies. He handles a wide spectrum… READ MORE

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