Carmen Joy Imes

Carmen Joy Imes

Carmen Joy Imes is Associate Professor of Old Testament at Prairie College in Three Hills, Alberta. She is the author of Bearing YHWH’s Name at Sinai: A Reexamination of the Name Command of the Decalogue (Eisenbrauns, 2018) and Illustrated Exodus in Hebrew (GlossaHouse, 2017). Her next book makes the case that Christians still need the Old Testament, especially the Sinai narratives, to understand their vocation. Bearing God’s Name: Why Sinai Still Matters (IVP) is slated to release in December 2019. Carmen blogs at www.carmenjoyimes.blogspot.com.

Essays

If we read carefully, we discover that no psalm is off limits for the early church. They needed them. And so do we.

The Politics of Scripture

Praise psalms may fail to raise our political antennae, but when we stop to consider what praise entails, we discover that praise makes the most daring political claims of all.

The Politics of Scripture