Breasts, kisses and hair like a flock of goats…David Instone-Brewer on Old Testament turn-ons. More

When are feet not feet? When they are used euphemistically to spare blushes, as David Instone-Brewer discovers in the story of Ruth and Boaz. More

David Instone-Brewer investigates the underhand tactics of this biblical hero. If we’re honest, we’d probably all admit that we’ve lied, cheated and bullied... More

Should we tell children about the murkier acts of Samson, such as using prostitutes and pimping out his... More

We often think of David as the plucky young boy who defeated Goliath. In reality, he was a nation-builder... More

‘Who started it?’ That was the question frequently asked by my mum after yet another tussle between my... More

Sarah laughed when she heard the prediction of her pregnancy – she was well past childbearing age. She... More

Esther might have saved the Jews through her nocturnal activity, but, writes David Instone-Brewer, she... More