June 22, 2010 / Theology
In this targum of Romans 1:16-32, Brian J. Walsh offers a creative and contemporary interpretation of a portion of the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Christian community in Rome.
In this issue, we ask contributors to take the pulse of America and the global economy and to offer Christian accounts of hope for grounding amid decline. Here we publish essays, reviews, creative writing, and art exhibits that engage our time of decline and locate hope amid and beyond such a theater of despair.
In this essay, Bob Goudzwaard and Mark Vander Vennen argue that genuine solutions to today’s interlocking global crises—the financial crisis, global poverty, the environmental crisis, the security crisis—lie in understanding the purpose of life beyond Western society’s commitment to unending material, economic, and technological progress.