For a moment can we put aside images of a god who would sacrifice a child to save the world or destroy the world save for one family? Whatever one makes of such images, we cease to be human if their imagery fails to haunt us.
This project examines the role “Nazareth” plays in the ideology of the Church of the Nazarene. In the early days of the movement, Nazareth signifies a critique of Methodist bureaucratic lethargy. But in the movement's latter history, Nazareth becomes a rallying point for the denomination's members to live up to a broader commitment to Evangelical … Continue reading Excavating the Significance of Nazareth Via the Church of the Nazarene