Gender-based violence (GBV) is a crime as old, if not older, than the Bible. Yet, it is also a crime that remains endemic today, with almost one in three women globally having ‘been subjected to physical and/or sexual intimate partner
Palm Sunday sermon, based on Mal 3:1-5; Luke 19:35-45, by the director of the CSBV, Helen Paynter.
For anyone setting out to preach on this strange and mysterious book, Ian Paul offers some much-needed help.
CSBV Research Associate Ashley Hibbard invites us to read Genesis 16 and to consider the place of Ishmael in the Old Testament story and beyond.
In this guest post, Will Moore shares his sermon on Lent, preached on 6th March 2022.
This sermon on Isaiah 58 was preached by CSBV director Helen Paynter during Lent of 2022.
In this guest post Dr Sarah Travis invites us to consider how much our worship and preaching makes space for those who have experienced trauma.
In this guest post David Tatem introduces Bibliodrama and Bibliolog, two ways of engaging with biblical texts which could be used to explore texts of violence.
Alexiana Fry reviews Rhiannon Graybill’s new book Texts After Terror: Rape, Sexual Violence, and The Hebrew Bible
Research Associate Peter King suggests that we might look at King Saul in a new light, finding new insights in his story for preaching and pastoral care.