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CCCU parts with Goshen College and Eastern Mennonite University over Same-Sex Marriage

September 23, 2015

On Monday, the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities held a board meeting to decide on the membership standing of Goshen College and Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). The two institutions have changed their hiring…

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Wheaton’s Julie Rodgers Resigns, “Evolving” on Same-Sex Relationships

July 14, 2015

Wheaton’s Fall 2014 hire Julie Rodgers, a “gay celibate Christian,” has resigned from her post amid shifting views on same-sex relationships.

Graham House RH Marc LiVecche in the UChicago Creative studio Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at the University of Chicago.    (Photo by Robert Kozloff)

IRD Announces New Christian Ethicist on War & Peace

May 11, 2015

IRD announced today that Marc LiVecche has joined the institute as its new scholar on Christian ethics, war and peace.

Christian ethicist David Gushee of Mercer University (photo: Wheaton College)

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…