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Timothy McNinch

Tim McNinch is a doctoral student in Hebrew Bible at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He is an editor for the “Politics of Scripture” blog on the Political Theology Network, and co-hosts “First Reading: the Old Testament Lectionary Podcast” (firstreadingpodcast.com).

Essays

The innate ambiguity of the political themes raised by this week’s first lectionary text should lead us to hold together both our desire for cohesion as the “people of God” and that same desire’s potential for exclusion—exclusion that we must diligently recognize and actively hold in check.

The Politics of Scripture