A confessing community: Creation of angels

Writing in 1941, German Lutheran theologian Rudolf Bultmann suggested that the Bible is filled with “mythological thought,” which can be traced to “Jewish apocalypticism” and “the Gnostic myth of redemption.” Bultmann suggested that such mythological thought “is incredible to men and women today because…

Trick or retreat?

Growing up in South Africa, our only exposure to Halloween was TV and movies. Halloween was considered an American and European holiday. Nothing changed in our shops in October. Sweets did not go on sale. Costumes were not seen on the shelves. Trick or…