Examining the Synoptic Gospel Problem
Although the Synoptic problem is usually put forth as a primarily literary problem, more recent advances in our knowledge of oral traditions have made scholars start to shift the emphasis given to the role of oral memory and traditions in their views of the Synoptic overlaps and differences.Erik Johnson | MIT et Spiritus | Spring 2017
For the Good of All Creation: A Christian Ecological Ethic
Ecological crisis, whether as dramatic as some predict or not, means we must reconsider the beliefs implicit in a system that exploits humans, creatures, and natural resources.Nicole Newell | St. Olaf Avodah | Spring 2015
The Church Fathers and the Rationality of Christianity: An Interview with Dr. Sara Parvis
Clement of Alexandria complained that his fellow Christians thought of philosophy as some kind of ogre and ran screaming when they heard it.Dr. Sara Parvis, Chris Hauser | The Dartmouth Apologia | Fall 2013
A Religious Animal?
How to understand the story of the Fall while accepting that death, too, was there from the beginning of life on earth?Stephen Mackereth | The Harvard Ichthus | Fall 2013