Tag: Judaism

Jesus for a Certain Kind of Modern Mind: A Review of Christ Actually

Christ Actually: The Son of God for a Secular Age By James Carroll 284 pp.  Viking Penguin.  $30.00 James Carroll tells a story of two wars against the Jews, two thousand years apart, that require an ethical response from twenty-first-century readers.  Any such response that does not wish to ignore the truth of history, Carroll…

Christian Humanist Profiles 11: Marvin Wilson on Our Hebraic Heritage

For many Christians, their faith was born, wholly formed, 2000 years ago. The covenant established in the New Testament provides, for many, all the equipment for living the Christian life requires, and the certainties that come with this confidence are powerful and sometimes lead to an under-appreciation of the wisdom of the Old Testament. Is…