The Old Testament readings in the semi-continuous option for the RCL in September are from the Book of Exodus. Carmen Imes invites us to pose the question as to whose version of reality we are going to trust.
Research Associate Kristin Caynor shares her journey with Ephesians 2, with attention drawn to the New Humanity.
Guest Blog from Hannah Wilkinson considering how to preach both the wound and the promise when preaching with difficult texts.
Charlotte Thomas invites us to exercise creative empathy when reading Biblical “texts of terror”, and asks what we might hear if we listened for Sarah’s voice in Genesis 22.
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
Caio Peres reviews “God and Guns: The Bible against American Gun Culture” edited by C. L. Crouch and Christopher B. Hays (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2021) You are different with a gun in your hand; the gun is different
Research associate Peter King considers the role of the national church in contributing to nationalism, and offers practical solutions for the church to instead reflect a trans-national God.
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.
On 22nd August the RCL readings include Ephesians 6, the ‘armour of God’. CSBV research associate Peter King reflects on the challenges this presents. August 22 – Ephesians 6: 10 – 20. RCL Year B I have to admit that