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Monthly Archives: December 2011

The People of the E-Book By Mickey Maudlin, HarperOne Senior V.P./Executive Editor

   “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return there until they have watered the earth, making it bring forth and sprout, giving seed to the sower and bread to the eater, so … read more »

The Christmas Story: Jesus as the New Moses in Matthew’s Gospel By John Dominic Crossan, coauthor with Marcus Borg of The First Christmas

“Love the questions,” wrote Rainer Maria Rilke to an aspiring young poet in July of 1903. “Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answers.” Here, then, are three … read more »

The Christmas Story from N. T. Wright’s The Kingdom New Testament

1At that time a decree was issued by Augustus Caesar: a census was to be taken of the whole world. 2(This was the first census, before the one when Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3So everyone set off to be … read more »