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A Jacob storytelling sermon

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Another preaching experiment, Genesis 32:24-29, for the campus congregation, 9 November 2014. A man stands alone by the river in the cold dark night His household possessions have already been sent ahead Even his wives and sons have gone ahead and he is alone now He is alone and he is afraid […]

The Condemnation of Jephthah

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A quick heads up: I’m heaps excited to let you know that Tamie has an article in the latest issue of Tyndale Bulletin. This paper argues that literary context, commonly used by evangelicals, and intertextuality, often championed by feminist scholars, are complementary tools for understanding the story of Jephthah and […]

Tamar’s Tears: Intro

Arthur happened to be sitting next to me as I read the introduction to Tamar’s Tears. He was regularly interrupted from his own reading by my excited exclamations. Here are two notable quotables. Long-time readers of our blog will recognise my own sentiments here, though the authors are much more […]