A new issue of Themelios is out. Geoffrey P. Miller (NYU): Taxation in the Bible. Tom Bartlett on the Bible: Morally bankrupt or totally reliable? Michael J. Healy on the dangers of reading the Bible as a kid. Writing and rewriting the Bible in the time of Jesus: Both Christians and Jews can learn from the reconstruction of the process by which unified scriptures emerged from diversity. The Book of Genesis: A Biography treats a classic religious text as if it were alive — Scott McLemee learns what it begat. What if Mary had known about abortion? Mark H. Creech wonders. Whores and saints, yes, but where the hell is Jesus Christ? "God knew we would have satellites": Frank Jacobs on a map of Jesus in Arabia. An interview with Shane Claiborne and Tony Campolo, authors of Red Letter Revolution: What If Jesus Really Meant What He Said? Brooke Alan Trisel on God's silence as an epistemological concern. For hundreds of years, Hell has been the most fearful place in the human imagination — it is also the most absurd. Brent Nongbri reviews The Rise of Christianity Through the Eyes of Gibbon, Harnack, and Rodney Stark by Jan N. Bremmer.

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