The Danger of Culture Devoid of Religion

Culture cannot sustain itself without a religious framework. Studying the poet Matthew Arnold helps us understand why.

Where Did the Idea of Monks Originate?

There are several misconceptions about monks. Here's a brief history of where the word originated.

Why Heaven Is a Lot Closer Than You Think

Jesus preached the good news that the kingdom of God is now available to us.

Revisiting Jesus’ Teachings on Heaven

John Ortberg: Eternity Is Now in Session

Learning to Read Theology Charitably

How do we read theology with a generous spirit of love for God and our neighbor?

How Heavenly-Mindedness Is Pivotal to Christianity

Christianity has been criticized of being too heavenly-minded to be of earthly good. Here's why that's not the case.

Letting Go of Who We Want God to Be

What do you do when the god you imagine isn't the God who is?

Who Was Mary From Magdala?

We don't know many details about Mary Magdalene, but here are the things we do know from Scripture and other sources.

Jesus in Jerusalem

Eckhard J. Schnabel: The Last Days

Charred Root of Meaning

Philipp W. Rosemann: Continuity, Transgression, and the Other in Christian Tradition
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