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The Bible in the Original Geek

Access to the Bible is no longer our challenge. We lack attention. Too often our engagement with the Scriptures happens in the midst of juggling other interactions. But what if our collective engagement with the Bible could be facilitated and enriched by technology?

In "The Bible in the Original Geek," technology seemed the territory of "geeks" on the margins rather than a key question for all of us. Interaction, engagement, and application are more important than ever. And digital platforms are beginning to enable these wonderfully.

Let us make every effort to correctly handle the Word of truth, taking advantage of new opportunities technology affords. This task is not just for geeks.

Paul Kulp, Director of Technology Strategy
Lindsay Olesberg, Director of Scripture Engagement
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship USA

My enthusiasm for digital Bible programs is well known to my students and I use each of the "big three" academic programs (Logos, Bible Works, Accordance). I was, however, disappointed that the benefits of using such programs were sacrificed amid discussion of marginal and sometimes inane subjects like the "Franken-Bible" in Christianity Today's cover story. You missed an opportunity to encourage your readers to get connected with the Word.

William Varner
Professor, The Master's College & Seminary
Santa Clarita, California

The Accidental Complementarian

I appreciated Jen Michel's Her.meneutics column, but am a bit saddened by the church's understanding today of male–female roles. Headship did not begin in Genesis 3 but as part of creation in Genesis 2:15. People miss the imperative for the human ...

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