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Evangelical Distinctives in the 21st Century
The first in a series on the meaning and place of a historic movement.
This series of essays will try to describe the hard-to-pin-down reality that is evangelical faith as it has expressed itself throughout history and today across the globe.
It Doesn’t Get Any More Personal
Why evangelicals give pride of place to penal substitutionary understandings of the Cross.
They are grateful because they have, as we have noted in earlier essays, “an urgent sense of man's predicament … a mood so deep that it could never be completely articulated.” The
Why I Had a Vasectomy
Loving my wife meant limiting the number of children we conceived together.
As I mentioned last week, we will be offering a variety of personal essays about the choices Christians have made about the use of contraceptives. Today
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2017: Kay Warren, Joni Eareckson Tada, and More
Readers rank the best posts of the year.
movement and the Women's March, launched an eight-part series on women's ministry (including a much-debated piece on authority in the age of the internet), and ran essays on the
5 Books That Reveal the Bible’s Influence in American HistorySubscriber Access Only
Selected by Paul Gutjahr, Ruth Halls Professor of English at Indiana University and editor of 'The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America.'
It features over 25 essays interpreting findings ranging from the enduring popularity of the King James Version of the Bible to the Bible-reading habits of such diverse populations as
A Look at Notable 2017 Publications
TEDS President offers his annual list of best books
put together an impressive volume focusing on Christ's Ascent into Heaven in Luke-Acts: New Explorations of Luke's Narrative Hinge (Fortress), which includes fine essays from Pao
The Jesusy Movement
Sure, all kinds of Christians love Jesus. But he’s especially central in evangelical piety.
about them, and they respond to them in certain characteristic ways. But more of that in later essays. For now, the key thing to note is that for evangelicals
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Invites Us to a Bright, Boisterous Duel with Death
The God of Thunder's return to the big screen strikes a timely balance between gravitas, humor, and big, dumb fun.
He is a PhD candidate at the University of St Andrews researching the intersection of film, theology, and ethics. For his film reviews and essays, check out www.cinemayward.com.
With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health
How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
Her essays and reviews have appeared in The Nation, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Adoptive Families, and Mennonite World Review, among others.
Reply AllSubscriber Access Only
Responses to our September issue.
Rarely does anything else CT has to offer measure up to the wisdom and inspiration conveyed by these concise personal essays of redemption, recovery, conviction, or conversion.
The Hard-Edged Hope of Wendell Berry
Why his vision of humble communities and humane economies is just what the world needs right now.
Wendell Berry's body of writing—spanning over 50 books of poetry, essays, novels, and short stories—can be rather overwhelming to those who've merely seen his name on the wall of
‘Blade Runner 2049’ Finds Hope Within Its Bleak Dystopia
Denis Villeneuve's ambitious sequel is a life-affirming spectacle of noir and neon.
He is a PhD candidate at the University of St Andrews researching the intersection of film, theology, and ethics. For his film reviews and essays, check out www.cinemayward.com.
Limping through Scripture
An interview with Jennifer Grant and Cathleen Falsani about Disquiet Time
this project: AJ: Disquiet Time is a collection of essays by more than forty writers. What was it like to curate these chapters? JG: Humbling, really. We
Of Old Testament Haircuts and New Testament Head CoveringsSubscriber Access Only
How Scripture records God consistently defending the humanity and dignity of women against sexual violence and exploitation.
Are women human? Dorothy Sayers asked the question in a series of essays published in the early 20th century. For many today, it seems absurd—of course women are human!
Spiritual Longing on the Silver ScreenSubscriber Access Only
How the makers (and watchers) of movies are engaged in a kind of prayer.
chapters on these types of prayers “to follow a creation-fall-redemption- restoration trajectory.” Since most books on Christian faith and cinema feel more like a collection of essays than a
Introducing My Blog Series on Race
A dozen women and men have contributed essays related to racial reconciliation in the evangelical church.
A dozen women and men have contributed essays related to racial reconciliation in the evangelical church. RaceAugust 01, 2014. Introducing My Blog
Why Each Day Matters: What Emerson and Mister Rogers Have Taught Me About Life & Gospel Opportunities
How are we using our days to point people to Jesus?
In one of his landmark essays, poet Ralph Waldo Emerson writes, “The years teach much which the days never know.” The first time I read these words, I fell in love with them, but I wasn
Favorite Books of 2014
Five novels, five memoirs, one giddy adult who loves to read.
A compilation of Patchett's essays, all of which I enjoyed, this book is particularly noteworthy for the opening section where Patchett offers encouragement and memoir about her own
Healing Begins Here
A summary of my blog series on racial reconciliation and the church.
In what way are you going to respond? Introducing My Blog Series on Race. A dozen women and men have contributed essays related to racial reconciliation in the evangelical church.
New & Noteworthy BooksSubscriber Access Only
Compiled by Matt Reynolds.
insecurity—“a wound,” writes McCarthy in her introduction to this volume, “that affects them at the very level of their being.”Torn Asundergathers more than a dozen essays, written by
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How Should Christians Respond to Christchurch Mosque Massacre?
How Should Christians Respond to Christchurch Mosque Massacre?
Eleven evangelical experts weigh in as death toll of New Zealand Muslims hits 50.
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