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The Divine Authorship of Scripture

"Now because the literal sense is that which the author intends, and the author of holy Scripture is God who comprehends everything all at...

The Function of the ‘Enjoy Life’ Passages in the Book of Ecclesiastes

Every year The Living Church’s student essay contest draws several excellent submissions. The first-place essay will be published in the October issue of The...

There and Back Again: Historical-Critical Skepticism and Renewed Faith

By Jay Mills I was a very lapsed Episcopalian in the late 1960s and 1970s. I left to join the revolution, the one that never panned...

Why Study Biblical Languages?

By Paul D. Wheatley “And there in the dark pools amid the Gladden Fields,” said, “the Ring passed out of knowledge and legend; and...

This Also Is Thou: Neither Is This Thou

By William N. McKeachie The most esoteric of the Inklings, Charles Williams, used the adage serving as the title of this essay as the epigraph...

Wisdom for Life Under the Sun

Every year The Living Church's student essay contest draws several excellent submissions. The first-place essay will be published in the October issue of The Living Church magazine,...

On Reading the Exodus Plagues as a Christian

Exodus 8:1–10:11 By Joseph Mangina If the book of Genesis is all about life — creation, fecundity, promise, blessing — then the book of Exodus is...

Psalm 88: At God’s Mercy

By Justin S. Holcomb Psalm 88 is an individual psalm of lament by someone so overwhelmed with troubles (v. 3) that he is abandoned by...

Rescuing the Poor Widow

By Bryan Owen Many years ago when I had the privilege of traveling to the Holy Land, one of the things I enjoyed the most...

1 Peter 3:1-7 in Fresh Perspective

By Peter R. Rodgers When the Lambeth Conference meets next summer, one of the distinctive features will be a study of the First Letter...

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