Day: May 25, 2015

Homelessness services agency with an annual focus on veterans shares their mission

Homelessness services agency with an annual focus on veterans shares their mission

Next Step Homeless Services of Arkansas sees 120-150 clients per day, many military veterans, for short-term and long-term help in avoiding or ending homelessness. The agency leases space, for $1 per year, from St. John’s Episcopal Church. On Memorial Day, their president, Kim Wohlford, wrote an op-ed in the Fort Smith paper Time Record to let […]

Liberation theology on the NYTimes front page

Liberation theology on the NYTimes front page

Beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero, Getty Images A little late to the party, the New York Times has written a lengthy article about the resurgence of liberation theology, a movement within the Roman Catholic Church that fell out of favor during the Cold War because of theoretical links to Soviet Russia. It was a movement […]

How to Read the Bible; Harvey Cox’s new book

How to Read the Bible; Harvey Cox’s new book

Harvey Cox, professor of divinity at Harvard, has just published How to Read the Bible, a primer illustrating the questions and context Bible readers should consider. Cox focuses on literary, history, and activism as three lenses we can view the Bible through, providing examples of each in specific books. Cox explores some of these examples in […]