How Do Our Bodies Think? Embodied Cognition and Ritual

The Humans who Worship Theologically speaking, religious worship is not supposed to be about us. Rather, it’s an expression of…

Part of the Embodying Biblical Rituals in a Digital Age series

The King's College

CHT Ends Partnership with The King’s College; Director of Operations to Depart

The Center for Hebraic Thought and its magazine and podcast, The Biblical Mind, are entering a new phase after ending…

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‘God, I Need a Sign!’ What the Bible Says about Asking God for Signs

When I was a college student, I was obsessed with figuring out the God’s will for my life. Along with…

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What Does the Bible Say about Tithing?

Many churches speak of a “tithe,” literally a tenth, latching onto biblical language to support their calls for financial contributions….

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Systemic Evils Aren’t Your Responsibility, They’re Ours

For more on this subject, listen to our podcast conversation with Michael Rhodes, “Is ‘Systemic Injustice’ Biblical?“ I remember the…

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What Does It Mean to Worship in ‘Spirit and in Truth’?

Each year, the Christian world sees two Easter Sundays, each occasionally overlapping with Jewish Passover. But in Israel-Palestine a small…

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Does It Matter if You Don’t Feel Close to God?

Have you ever said a word over and over until it sounded bizarre to your ears, as if you’re hearing…

ChatGPT Reads the Sermon on the Mount

Reading the Sermon on the Mount with ChatGPT

In the past several months, it has been difficult to avoid discussion of “artificial intelligence” or more particularly ChatGPT and…

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The Key Biblical Principle for Police Reform? Humane Imagination

Being a skinhead in Tulsa Oklahoma meant regular encounters with the police. Back in the 1980s/90s, officers didn’t seem to…