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(RNS) Ellen Davis' work makes the case that Christian theologians have for too long focused narrowly on the spiritual component of Scripture and in the process have overlooked the Bible’s material concerns.


  1. Great article, thanks.

    Brilliant and needed as it is, it does not seem to speak to the evolution of religion which occur as humankind develops new forms of social organization.

    See my reply at Spirituality Post:

  2. Ellen, it was wonderful reading your insightful comments in this article.. Especially after so recently enjoying time with you here in the Pacific Northwest!

    Joan Tench