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Hillsong’s Global Appeal, Explained by Sociologists
Australian worship movement flourishes in both post-communist Budapest and post-church Seattle because it confronts the historical establishment.
Australian worship movement flourishes in both post-communist Budapest and post-church Seattle because it confronts the historical establishment.
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I suppose there may be informed critics who will wish to poke holes in it because of their particular historical views, but that may be to their loss as readers.
Ten Theses on Creation and Evolution That (Most) Evangelicals Can Support
We won’t achieve perfect unanimity on every contested topic.
3. Genesis 1-2 is historical in nature, rich in literary artistry, and theological in purpose. These Is Genesis fact or fiction? Is it historical or theological? Does
Joy Davidman: The Woman Who Wanted Something More
Patti Callahan uses historical fiction to trace the transformative journey of C. S. Lewis’s wife.
Joy Davidman: The Woman Who Wanted Something More. Patti Callahan uses historical fiction to trace the transformative journey of CS Lewis's wife. “But I don't write historical fiction.”.
Making America Hospitable for Religious Outsiders
Muslims (and other minorities) shouldn’t have to elevate national ideals above faith commitments before gaining a seat at the table of citizenship.
Invoking another important historical episode, Patel discusses the complex and illuminating relationship America had with the great boxer Muhammed Ali and his Muslim faith.
Our Churches Are Either Sacramental or Charismatic
The Early Church didn't make a distinction. So why do we?
And that takes us back to the contemporary church. There is no reason, beyond a series of historical accidents, why we cannot have our ecclesiological cake and eat it.
Missionary Opponents Misunderstand the Waorani Mission. So Do Evangelicals.Subscriber Access Only
Some revere Jim Elliot and his friends as martyrs. Others revile them as oppressors. Both sides have an incomplete picture.
Long judiciously digs through the historical evidence to sort out which critiques were justified, which were off the mark, and which were complicated enough to defy easy answers.
Jewish Christians Are Recovering Their Distinctive Religious HeritageSubscriber Access Only
A growing group of Jews who believe in Jesus is crossing boundaries to revive their identity and restore unity in the church.
Waldman said. “As a Messianic Jew with evangelical roots, I professed Jews who joined historical churches were mishugenah [crazy].”. Messianic Jews
Richard Mouw Wrestles with Evangelicalism, Past and PresentSubscriber Access Only
Reading his book is like enjoying a cup of tea with a wise elder statesman.
an astoundingly courageous life and led some of the most important movements of her generation.” Day's book is conversational in tone and might mention names or historical events I
New & Noteworthy Books
The quest for the historical apostles, exporing Noah's flood, and rediscovering the gospel at the Lord's table.
The quest for the historical apostles, exporing Noah's flood, and rediscovering the gospel at the Lord's table. Quest for the Historical Apostles: Tracing Their Lives and Legacies.
Submit to God, Not the Market
Today’s capitalism demands a kind of absolute commitment, says Kathryn Tanner. But Christianity carries within it the seeds of resistance.
Weber's most famous and controversial contention was that it was through the unintended but highly effective efforts of Protestants that capitalism first established its world-historical rule
‘A Theology of Everything’ for a Pluralistic World
Fuller theology professor Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen thinks Catholics and Pentecostals are doing today's best theology.
In my view, systematic theology also has to incorporate into its argumentation historical and contemporary theological views, as well as cultural, interdisciplinary, and interreligious views
A Time for War and a Time for Peace
Evangelical attitudes on foreign policy are more complicated than the warmonger stereotype suggests.
Source images: Envato. Swords and Plowshares: American Evangelicals on War, 1937–1973 (Studies in Historical and Systematic Theology) Our Rating.
Keeping Satan’s Fingerprints Off of Your Marriage
Why husbands and wives need to suit up for spiritual war.
Genesis 3. I have to admit, though, that I was a bit disappointed with his treatment of the Armor of God in Ephesians 6. It is long on personal reflection and historical illustrations about
Why Human Dignity Is a Gospel Issue
Jesus' message was coupled with the restoration of God-given human dignity — their Imago-Dei.
At first glance this may seem like one of many stories of Jesus' miracles, but there's something else going on here. To understand it, we have to dive into the story's historical context.
Can We Handle the Truth About Racism and the Church?
Before racial reconciliation can happen, says Jemar Tisby, American believers need to reckon honestly with the sins of the past.
There is no segment of American Christianity—evangelical, Catholic, Baptist, or mainline; Southern, Northern, or Midwestern—that escapes Tisby's penetrating historical analysis.
What Humans Have That Machines Don’t
How a theology of personhood cuts against the mechanical metaphors we use to describe ourselves.
So, for St. Augustine and the Christian tradition, before anything else happens I am in relation to a non-worldly, non-historical everlasting attention and love, which is God.”.
Why Apocalypse Is Essential to Advent
This season demands a clear view of darkness. Here’s how scholars reckon with it.
These historical events caused writers, historians, and other thinkers to realize that the apocalyptic language of Scripture is not so far-fetched after all.
The Culture Wars Are Ancient HistorySubscriber Access Only
Today’s fights over the religion in the public square are replays of fights from two thousand years ago.
in principle. A Pagan Public Square. Smith doesn't attempt to adjudicate historical debates about the causes of Christianity's eventual triumph. He's more
Why I’m Optimistic Amidst a Cultural Crisis
Hope never emerges from easy answers to the questions of a broken world. Hope comes from a Person.
our depraved hearts. While some things may indeed be bad, in terms of historical perspective, we have often seen much, much worse. This reality, in
Women in Missions Leadership Walk a Tightrope
Women in Missions Leadership Walk a Tightrope
Researcher Mary Lederleitner explores the confusions and frustrations they face.
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