Reading Scripture as Centered on Jesus

The Swiss theologian’s striking insights on core Christian doctrines glisten through this superb collection of essays plumbing his engagements with gospel texts.

How to Be Religious

Being religious indicates something very basic: recognizing God as creator and responding with gratitude.

Pray for those who upset you

My plea would not only be for understanding and real human sympathy but also for intercession. I cite Job as a model.

Light in the darkness

The Scriptures are saturated with imagery of light; they begin with God speaking light into being and end with the heavenly Jerusalem alight with the glory of God.