Behavioral Science Catches Up to the Bible
Research is confirming ancient wisdom about human nature. But can it really make us better people?
(Philosophy in Action) Our Rating. Book Title The Character Gap: How Good Are We? (Philosophy in Action). Author Christian B. Miller. Publisher Oxford University Press. Release Date
Why You Most Certainly Will Fail to Reach Your Secular Friends
Many have never been given a single reason as to why God is relevant to their lives.
Khaldoun Sweis is Tutor of Philosophy at Oxford University and Associate Professor of Philosophy at Olive-Harvey College in Chicago. He blogs at logicallyfaithful.com.
Should Churches Handle Sexual Abuse Allegations Internally?
The Andy Savage case should lead us to question the way many churches are handling the issue.
Jen Zamzow has a PhD in philosophy and cognitive science from the University of Arizona and teaches undergraduate ethics online for UCLA and Concordia University Irvine.
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 1
Don't overlook the philosophical importance of worship facilities.
(That's very Dutch Reformed, trust me.). 2. Worship Facilities Can Reflect a Philosophy of Ministry. For some churches, their use of space reflects their philosophy of ministry.
The Power of Polarity
It’s past time the ongoing divide between justice and evangelism was broken down.
York came to faith as an atheist while studying philosophy at the University of Michigan. He holds an MA in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Translating the N. T. Wright and David Bentley Hart Tussle
The recent New Testament dust-up between big-name scholars reminds us how hard—and important—Bible translation can be.
the text meant to its original audience, and tries to cast that meaning in contemporary vocabulary and idioms; it is sometimes described as a “thought for thought” translation philosophy.
The Year Science Took Over the Pro-Life Movement
Even the technology touted at 2018’s March for Life can divide the cause when it comes to abortion policy.
“Today, citizens throughout our great country are working for the cause of life and fighting for the unborn, driven by love and supported by both science and philosophy,” Trump wrote.
The Clergy Behind Science as We Know It
Enlightenment-era pastors didn’t oppose modern science. They helped advance it.
Meanwhile, Wesley's many publications engaging with the science of the time as he advocated for the usefulness of electricity, explored natural philosophy, and promoted natural
The Future of the SBC—State Conventions
4 ideas from small denominations.
What Should We Make of Our Current Missiological Philosophy? I think we need to rethink our missiological philosophy and learn from the smaller, more nimble denominations.
Who Are You Without Your Props?
Why your identity isn’t rooted in possessions and appearances.
In fact, every religion, every denial of religion, and every philosophy or ideology seeks to tell people who they are, how they fit with the reality around them, and how they should then live
Why Are Pro-Lifers Borrowing Pro-Choice Philosophy?
Pre-Roe v. Wade, the pro-life movement vehemently denounced the idea that the end justifies the means.
Why Are Pro-Lifers Borrowing Pro-Choice Philosophy? Pre-Roe v. Wade, the pro-life movement vehemently denounced the idea that the end justifies the means.
Learning to Say Hello Again
A New Year's resolution that could make a big difference.
they are: creatures made in God's image. Douglas R. Groothuis is professor of philosophy at Denver Seminary. He is the author of Walking through Twilight
Gordon Lewis: Irenic Apologist
Remembering one of the great early evangelical philosophers.
to offer. In recent decades, however, apologetics and Christian philosophy have found a footing not only in the church but also the academy. Many pioneers