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December 19, 2014
Yesterday I read the following poem on death entitled “Moriturus” by Edna St. Vincent Millay. If I could have Two things in one: The peace of the grave, And the light of the sun;…
December 15, 2014
Blaise Pascal, in one of his excellent Pensées (194 on The Project Gutenberg) writes that there are two kinds of people; those who care about their role in the cosmos and what eternity has…
December 8, 2014
Much more than a single article could be written detailing all the ways in which American evangelical Protestantism looks very different from the early church. Certainly not all of the developments in our external circumstances…
July 11, 2014
Editor’s Note: This interview is the fifth installment of Evangelical Action’s series “How Does Your Church Grow?” and is your opportunity to meet the pastors of the local church plants, hear their stories, and…
July 11, 2014
One could be forgiven for thinking he had accidentally wandered off the Christian festival and stepped into some sort of Wiccan stone ceremony…
July 10, 2014
Conservative Christians have generally been known for their enthusiastic support for the Jewish state. But a new movement of young activists is seeking to change that.
May 1, 2014
What the designation seems to boil down to is “evangelicals who dig TULIP.” Of course, that doesn’t do much to explain the broad appeal of it; this, I would have to say, might be substantially explained as a masculine reaction against the feminization of American evangelicalism, a way of really kicking the whole counter-culturalism up a notch.
April 30, 2014
I think for many of us, at least those who grew up in more confessionally-aware backgrounds, we started out with an inquisitorial bogeyman of arch-Tridentine Catholicism, the foil for all our good Protestant doctrines, and then went through the disorienting experience of encountering modern post-Vatican II Catholic theology.
April 29, 2014
The “Reformed irenicism” that we’re all about insists that “irenics” (that is, all getting along peaceably) without history is only skin-deep, a shallow foundation to build a church or a witness to the world.
April 28, 2014
While we applaud and enthusiastically support the modern renewal of Patristic studies (prompted in part by the nouvelle theologie), and the new enthusiasm for the Fathers among many Protestants, we worry that in the midst of this rush to the past, we are at risk of trampling over several of the intervening centuries, imagining that we are already well-familiar with them, when we are anything but.