The Prodigal Son

Wednesday, 01 Sep 2010

Recovering the Message of Scripture In this special section of our "Rightly Dividing the Word" issue, nine pastor-theologians help shed light on some popular texts of Scripture that tend to lose their true redemptive-historical significance in a culture of interpretive narcissism. When I heard the news on New York City's WFAN that Michael Jordan was coming out of retirement to play basketball again, the voice said, "The 'prodigal son' of the NBA has come home." Here was a sports radio station in "unchurched" New York City assuming that ...

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