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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.
Hypocrisy on Display in Hollywood and in Politics: Responding with Anger and Humility
Integrity is the opposite of hypocrisy.
Hypocrisy is when we use our theology as a justification for ignoring pain and suffering The danger of hypocritical leaders—in media, politics, and the church—is that often they are quite
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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?
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Breathing New Life into the Christian University
What would it look like if higher education were grounded in the worship, love, and study of God?
When the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, and Paris were founded, Christian theology—which the authors define broadly as “the worship, love, and study of God”—was seen as the
Moody Bible to Close Spokane Campus, Cut Chicago Faculty
Fuller Seminary also plans to cut extension locations.
This fall, Fuller expanded its online degree options from three degrees offered primarily online—Master of Divinity (MDiv), MA in Theology and Ministry (MATM), and MA in Global
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But this is only half of the story, according to Taylor, assistant professor of theology and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary. “Calvin's account of materiality
Five Things You Should Know About Reinhold Niebuhr
From Carter to Comey, the legacy of "Washington's Favorite Theologian" endures.
Atlantic declared “Everybody Loves Reinhold”; last month, Religion & Politics called him Niebuhr's theology influenced former FBI Director James Comey: The Theology Beneath the
The Truth about Suicide
The Truth about Suicide
More and more Americans are taking their own lives. How the church can step up.
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