Pheme Perkins

August 04, 2016
"The World's Oldest Church," by Michael Peppard
April 09, 2012
Elaine Pagels' new book reads the Book of Revelation as wartime literature.
October 17, 2011
Robert Bellah has shaped the way in which we think of the roles of religion in modern society.
April 26, 2010
James H. Charlesworth's new book is a massive study of snake symbolism across several millennia.
September 29, 2008
Scriptural understanding has flourished since Vatican II, but challenges remain.
February 05, 2007
Professor Bart Ehrman chair of the religious studies department at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has written a widely used introduction to the New Testament and many books about early Christianity The Learning Company runs full-page ads in The New York Times Book Review for his l
May 29, 2006
Timing is everything. Jesus’ fatal confrontations with religious and political authorities in Jerusalem coincided with the crowds of pilgrims arriving for Passover. Almost 2,000 years later, attentive to timing, the National Geographic Society rolled out its newly restored Gospel of Judas just
August 16, 2004
One might approach this book as a field guide to the multiple species of church or early Christian assembly to be found in the New Testament The text remains rooted in the world of first-century Christianity The Rev Raymond Collins professor of New Testament at The Catholic University of America
July 07, 2003
There are Ph D dissertations yet to be written on religion according to Bill Moyers and the liberal intellectuals of Public Television When they are Professor Elaine Pagels of Princeton University will figure prominently as one of their well-known talking heads Her earlier books The Gnostic Gos