psalms

J. Todd Billings
In this post in this short series , I offer a typology of interpretive approaches to biblical lament. The typology is rough, not comprehensive; my examples come from the "left," "right," and "middle," from theological conservatives and liberals. But they have one thing in common: they fail to...
Human flourishing "Human flourishing" is a cultural catchphrase that can be overheard in the hallways of corporate America and in the institutions of public and private education. In recent days, human flourishing has served as a warrant for doctrinal and moral-theological revision in the church as...
T. David Gordon
The language of royalty is pervasive in the Psalms. "Rule," "king" and their cognates appear 98 times in the Psalms (and the figurative words "throne," "rod," or "scepter" appear 26 times). Kings govern their kingdoms via statutes or laws, and such language appears 110 times. Kings also defend...
T. David Gordon
The language of royalty is pervasive in the Psalms. "Rule," "king" and their cognates appear 98 times in the Psalms (and the figurative words "throne," "rod," or "scepter" appear 26 times). Kings govern their kingdoms via statutes or laws, and such language appears 110 times. Kings also defend...
J. Todd Billings
Who likes a complainer? Complainers are unsettling to be around. Holiday meals ruined by laborious and endless complaints about how life has shortchanged them - the car that broke down too early, the college that should have given admission, the nurse who should have done the job better. A few...
J. Todd Billings
Who likes a complainer? Complainers are unsettling to be around. Holiday meals ruined by laborious and endless complaints about how life has shortchanged them - the car that broke down too early, the college that should have given admission, the nurse who should have done the job better. A few...