The Redemption of Judas
Oct16

The Redemption of Judas

Judas committed suicide after Jesus was condemned to death. But what if he hadn’t? What might his redemption have looked like?

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Women Voting — “Unpatriotic”?
Oct09

Women Voting — “Unpatriotic”?

They were criticized for using their high profile positions to protest inequality faced by millions of Americans during a time when “real” patriotism was most expected.

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Herod the Boy
Oct09

Herod the Boy

At least one important event in Herod the Great’s childhood affected how he saw the relationship between Yahweh and Rome. It may have set the stage for his fateful decision on that first Christmas.

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Protesting the Anthem: Historical Notes
Sep30

Protesting the Anthem: Historical Notes

Crash course in where the National Anthem came from, what it means, and decades of its presence in American sports.

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Ruth: A Refugee Story
May15

Ruth: A Refugee Story

My new retelling of the book of Ruth releases today!

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20 Easter Cards from the Early 20th Century
Apr15

20 Easter Cards from the Early 20th Century

A fun look at how folks sent Easter greetings and wishes more than a century ago.

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