Podcast featuring Luther Seminary professors Eric Barreto, Cameron Howard and Amy Marga.
Article by Amy Marga.
The Bible offers a picture of God who mothers through the work of birthing, preserving, and nurturing God’s children. But such imagery is not without some tension.
God’s mothering work begins in childbirth, as most mothering work does. The sea leaps out of God’s womb (Job 38:8), and the ice is brought forth from God’s womb (Job 38:28-29). Creation thus is not just …
Podcast discussion with Eric Barreto, Cameron Howard and Amy Marga. Article written by Amy Marga.
The Bible has quite a bit to say about sex. It depicts the benefits of human sexuality as well as its use as a tool of power that protects male honor. However, the only template for human sexuality in the Bible is God’s faithfulness to humanity as God’s covenant partner.
The Hebrew people gave sexual activity a worthy purpose: it was to provide families with children and increase Israel’s …