Am I (and everybody else) supposed to work on my own behavior alone with God, or … should I sell everything I have and give to the poor, as Jesus teaches (Mark 10:21)?
"There are some strange things in these texts, and even Thomas’s skin is one of them. But … there’s plenty of strangeness in the New Testament as well. " An interview with Dr. Tony Burke.
But it’s neither a form of escapism, nor privilege for a favored few. It requires faithful living with the gifts of the spirit, not the alluring attractions of materialism.
Wow! Those are some really important words, and they went by so quickly. So, how can I (a composer) stretch them, so they have more weight to them than the textual space allows? An Interview with Natalie Perkins and Deborah Saxon.
He brings what we love most about the Early Christian Texts project: his willingness to listen like a pastor, his eagerness to probe the scholarly questions …, and a healthy dose of surprise.
These spectacular extant texts are from an era right when there's the so-called parting of the ways between Judaism and Christianity. An Interview with Samuel Zinner, PhD, and Mark M. Mattison
It could be that my mother’s confidence in this greater good – this ‘presence’ – is what prepared me to appreciate the calming messages in many of the ancient Christian texts.
In the second century we have images of Jesus as a healer, as a teacher, as a good shepherd, but we have no image of Jesus on the cross. An Interview with Dr. Arthur Dewey