The Author

Mark Gignilliat is associate professor of divinity at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, and canon theologian at The Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham, Alabama. He is most recently the author of A Brief History of Old Testament Criticism: From Spinoza to Childs.

Moses, Maximus, and a Bloody Valentine

Exodus 4:24-25 may be one of the most enigmatic texts in the entire Bible. But the example of the church fathers reminds us not