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Politics & Religion: Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Dr. Amy Black is Professor of Political Science at Wheaton College.
In this episode of Theology for Life, Lynn and Ed talk with Dr. Amy Black about political civility and religion and Is it too late to have humility, grace, and reason as we engage in politics?
One-on-One with Carmen LaBerge on Bringing God Back into Every Conversation
We can’t speak the good news of the gospel in un-gospel ways.
Practically speaking, we can't start our conversations today with theology. Christians in America don't seem silent at all but are instead screaming in the public square and in politics.
A Crash Course on Being a Protestant Today
A new “ecclesiological think tank” offers a valuable but incomplete summary.
historical theology, The Davenant Institute might be characterized as an ecclesiological think tank, providing a distinctly Reformed perspective on questions such as politics, Christ and
The Martyr’s Oath, an Interview with Johnnie Moore on the Persecuted Church
The persecuted church calls the free church to live for the Jesus they are willing to die for
In preparation for that day, I wanted to share with you an interview with Johnnie Moore about his book on persecuted Christians (and, in part two, his work in politics today).
The Theology Beneath the Trump-Comey Conflict
How the former FBI director’s interest in Reinhold Niebuhr shaped his approach to political power.
For political leaders on both sides of the aisle, Niebuhr's theology offers a justification for pragmatism, for the use of force, and for Niebuhr, Falwell, and Christian approaches to politics.
Three Reasons Why Evangelicals Stopped Advocating for the Environment
It's not theology, it's politics.
Three Reasons Why Evangelicals Stopped Advocating for the Environment. It's not theology, it's politics. It's not theology, it's politics. Andrew Spencer| June 14, 2017.
Top 10 Misquoted Lines from C. S. Lewis
Our love of Lewis's words doesn't mean we always get them right.
5. “Be sure that the patient remains completely fixated on politics. The correct version comes from an essay entitled “Is Theology Poetry?” found in The Weight of Glory.
What Trump’s Evangelical Advisers Took Out of Egypt
Egyptian Protestants appreciate listening tour by US counterparts.
Egyptian Protestants appreciate listening tour by US counterparts.
Not a Mere Museum Piece
Why the Bible is better-suited for DC than I am.
Had we remained there, we would have felt increasingly tempted by partisan politics, taking one side or another and along the way self-righteously condemning those who disagreed
Theology for Life (Ep. 10): Protestant Denominations - Similarities and Differences
Dr. Vincent Bacote is Associate Professor of Theology at Wheaton College.
When we seek to understand politics, do our denominational beliefs impact the way we see what's around us and how we interact with our world and culture? What is Theology for Life?
The Dead White Man Who Could Fix Our Race Problem: Oswald Chambers
As a black woman wrestling with racism in America, I lean on a Scottish theologian’s four key insights.
knot of race in America—the whole mess of it, from church politics to racial and learning, devoured the Bible but also novels, plays, poetry, history, philosophy, psychology, and theology.
Why Female Theologians Take Flak in the Public Square
The potential rewards of celebrity culture are many, but so are the risks.
Rich, creative theology depends not only on the ideas being exchanged but also on Her current research explores politics in Pentecostal and charismatic communities, and she blogs
Died: Robert Jenson, ‘America’s Theologian’
The lifelong Lutheran and ecumenical leader shaped a generation with new scholarship on the Trinity, salvation, and systematics.
Jenson made lasting contributions to Lutheran, ecumenical, systematic, and Trinitarian theology, and was known for the breadth and originality of his scholarship.
Some Christians Hate Joel Osteen More Than They Love The Truth. And That's Wrong.
Be silent until there is something to say.
In other words, I get some people are upset about Osteen's theology and approach to his work. As I mentioned above, I have serious thoughts about Osteen's theology.
Sufjan Stevens’ ‘Planetarium’ Charts a God-Sustained Cosmos
The singer-songwriter’s latest collaboration sets a distinctly biblical course through the Created Order.
on the natural orders of the world or advocate a worldly politics, only adding some reverent words to God out of respect. The two pillars of 20th century evangelical theology—Barth and
Fake Apocalypse News Shouldn't Eclipse Real Tragedy News
There are real issues that deserve full coverage, not another fake story about the end of the world.
a profession that has been called 'Christian Numerology,' Meade has been the subject of article after article, bolstering his claims and linking his views to mainstream Christian theology.
China Tells Christians to Replace Images of Jesus with Communist President
Propaganda effort in poor province latest sign of Xi Jinping consolidating control.
China Tells Christians to Replace Images of Jesus with Communist President. International.
The Faith of the ‘Killable People’
Why “prison Pentecostalism” is flourishing among criminals, gang members, and others on society’s margins.
a necessary reevaluation of even Pentecostals' self-understanding of their tradition, theology, and historical power of what he coins “prison Pentecostalism” and the “politics of presence
Evangelical Views of the 2016 Election: Ethics and Theology Professor on Why Trump is the Best Candidate for President
Ethics & Religion professor endorses Mr. Trump
He holds a BA in philosophy and an MA in theology from Wheaton College, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Loyola University. A Prolegomena [Introduction] to Any Future Politics.
What John Wesley Would Say to Bernie Sanders and Diane Feinstein
The post-Reformation theologian has suggestions for post-Christian America.
What John Wesley Would Say to Bernie Sanders and Diane Feinstein. The post-Reformation theologian has suggestions for post-Christian America. Jake Raabe| November 8, 2017.
The Generous Soul
The Generous Soul
Why overcoming the Scrooge in all of us begins with gratitude.
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