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Ethicist Gushee Speaks against Death Penalty at Wheaton Forum

November 24, 2014

A Christian ethicist and Evangelical Left figure recently critiqued use of the death penalty at a leading Christian college.

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Activists Seek to Divide U.S. Evangelicals and Israel Amid Gaza Conflict

July 11, 2014

A new movement of young activists is seeking to change the historically strong support of U.S. Evangelicals for Israel.


The Latest Threat to Evangelical Support for Israel

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.

Panelists at the 2012 'Christ and the Checkpoint' gathering.

‘Christ at the Checkpoint’ Looks to Chip Away at Evangelical Support for Israel

March 6, 2014

Some Evangelical activists are preparing a provocatively titled conference ostensibly gathering about “empowering the Palestinian church.”


“Jesus Had Two Dads and He Turned Out Just Fine”

September 24, 2013

A United Methodist church outside Nashville sparked controversy and gained publicity by posting on its outdoor sign: “Jesus Had Two Dads and He Turned Out Just Fine.” In media interviews, the pastor insisted no…

A New Public Theology for Evangelicals?

April 26, 2013

By Mark Tooley @markdtooley Last week evangelical Wheaton College professor Noah Toly responded to my post in First Things on some evangelical elites lobbying in Washington, D.C. for currently debated immigration proposals. Among other…

The Death of Empathy

April 25, 2013

By James Tonkowich In an article on the Steubenville, Ohio, rape trial, Keith Ablow argued that we have raised a generation with little to no empathy. In it he correctly identifies one of the causes:…

Wheaton Theology Conference Showcases Appeal, Limits of Hauerwasianism

April 24, 2013

By John Lomperis (@JohnLomperis) Duke Divinity School theological ethicist Stanley Hauerwas promoted his somewhat distinctive, Anabaptistic worldview at Wheaton’s annual theology conference earlier this month. This year’s conference theme was “Christian Political Witness.” The…

Abortion: The Personal is Political

April 9, 2013

Photo Credit: AUL By Aaron Gaglia (@GagliaAC) “How do you fight abortion?” said Charmaine Yoest, “I want to put a really radical notion on the table. Go on a date” Charmaine Yoest, the President…

Wheaton College Hosts Anti-Israel Event at Billy Graham Center

November 12, 2012

By Ryan Mauro On November 8-9 anti-Israel activists held a “24 Hour Middle East Leadership Briefing” at a Wheaton College center named after evangelist Billy Graham, who has told Christians to base their vote on supporting…

Wheaton Scholar Argues the Early Church Was Pacifist

September 21, 2012

By Matthew Tuininga According to George Kalantzis, an associate professor of theology at Wheaton College and a scholar of early Christianity, the church of the first three centuries after Christ was resoundingly pacifist. Presenting some…

Protestants and the New Evangelization

August 14, 2012

By Julia Polese In April, Francis Cardinal George, Archbishop of Chicago, and evangelical leader Dr. John Armstrong of the ecumenical Act III network sat down at Wheaton College for a discussion about cooperation between…