A searching reflection on the biblical passages that help define love in Christian terms.
As Christians and as scholars, we value truth, but when we encounter what we believe to be untruth, how should we respond?
Bethany Bear loves teaching the Iliad because it depicts the play and conflict of so many fundamental human values: friendship, fame, and more. Read about the scholarly virtues she learns from the Iliad.
But God demonstrates his own love for us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. — Romans 5:8 (NET) Reflection “God created man in his own image. And man, being a gentleman, returned the favor.” It’s such a great quote that everyone wants to attribute it to their favorite wit. Depending […]
Discipleship, becoming Christ-like, empowered by the Spirit to image God to the world is not magic. Nor is it merely intellectual. It’s a matter of re-forming our loves, re-narrativing our identities, re-habituating our virtue. And that is centered in the practices of the people of God gathered by the Spirit around Christ’s Word and the table. Love […]