Tag Archives: Ruth

Fresh Bread Is a Love Language

As Bill Giovannetti pointed out in his recent seminar “How to Write Like Ruth” at the West Coast Christian Writers conference, the Book of Ruth is a love story. It’s not about Ruth and Boaz, Bill said. It’s about the … Continue reading

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The Wicked Grandmothers of Baby Jesus

[From the archives, a post concerning the gospel accounts of Jesus’ birth.] Quick quiz #1: Who was Jesus’ mother? Answer: Mary. Quick quiz #2: Who were Jesus’ Grandmothers? Answer: ? The Bible never gives the names of Mary and Joseph’s … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Grandmothers Were Bad

Quick quiz #1: Who was Jesus’ mother? Answer: Mary. Quick quiz #2: Who were Jesus’ Grandmothers? Answer: ? The Bible never gives the names of Mary and Joseph’s mothers, although it does tell us the names of four of the geat-great-etc.-grandmothers … Continue reading

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Being Disqualified Isn’t The End Of The World

[Laura Droege is hosting me on her blog today. Here’s a bit from the beginning, and then you can click on over to read the rest.] *** I read an interesting passage the other day: No Ammonite or Moabite or … Continue reading

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Topless Women in the News

[From the archives.] *** Topless women are roaming the streets of Paris. Here’s what NPR had to say: Sometimes, less is more. That’s certainly the thinking of the Ukrainian feminist movement Femen, best known for its bare-breasted protests in its home … Continue reading

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Topless Women in Paris and the Scandal in Being a Woman of God

Topless women are roaming the streets of Paris. Here’s what NPR had to say: Sometimes, less is more. That’s certainly the thinking of the Ukrainian feminist movement Femen, best known for its bare-breasted protests in its home country. Now it has … Continue reading

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