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John Wesley and Religious Liberty

March 26, 2015

Last year I wrote for First Things on John Wesley’s reaction to anti-Methodist riots in the mid-1700s as it relates to contemporary assaults on religious liberty. Recently a letter by John Wesley revealing his views…

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The Climate Gospel

March 26, 2015

The Episcopal Church, and especially Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori, are currently focusing on global climate change and on condemning those who would question the science behind the doomsday claims. Bishop Jefferts Schori recently…

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How Many Millennials are Evangelical in Name Only?

March 25, 2015

Too many influential Evangelicals are willing to compromise anything that current culture dictates. This is cause for concern since the future of the family, missions, cultural health and success will be shaped by the…

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What Should Politicians Say about Evolution?

March 21, 2015

One can effectively make the point that in the contemporary arguments among conventional, non-creationist scientists, the purposeless, unguided mechanism proposed by Neo-Darwinism not a settled issue, but is seriously questioned in peer discussion.

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Christianity and Nukes

March 19, 2015

American nuclear disarmament will not leave the world safer or holier.

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The NeverEnding Conversation

March 18, 2015

Discussion at last evening’s Moving Faith Communities to Fruitful Conversations about Race panel at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. wavered between practical solutions to certain effects of racism to vague calls for guilt, discomfort, and…


Churches and Libraries: Foundation for the Future

March 17, 2015

Notre Dame University professor Dr. Patrick Deneen recently spoke at the Catholic Information Center on the subject of the architecture of university libraries. His lecture was entitled “From Sacred Space to the Bunker and…

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A Pro-Women Response to “Contraception Saves Lives”

March 12, 2015

By Kristin Larson and Chelsen Vicari It’s a struggle, isn’t it? As Christian women we aim to be humanitarian and compassionate towards everyone. When we read about poor women in Malawi, ill from attempting to…

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AIPAC Shows Israel between Christian Love and Muslim Hate

March 11, 2015

The contrast between Christian friendship and Muslim enmity towards the Jewish state was stark throughout various panels at the recent 2015 American Israel Political Action Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, DC. Minnesota state senator and…

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Here’s How the New Christian Left is Twisting the Gospel

March 9, 2015

Peek behind the curtain of some “progressive” or “hip” evangelical churches, past the savvy technology and secular music, and you will find more than just a contemporary worship service. You’ll find faith leaders encouraging…

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Forgiving a Killer?

March 9, 2015

The trendy case of Kelly Gissendaner, on death row in Georgia.

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Iran’s Spiritual Challenge to American Christians

March 3, 2015

Nine years ago liberal American religious activists like pacifist Jim Wallis of Sojourners created a “Words, Not War, With Iran” coalition to organize against decisive U.S. action against Iran’s nuclear program.  Revealingly they urged:…