Here is Emily McFarlan Miller at Religion News Service: An ad running in The Washington Post and other outlets Friday (Oct. 30) thanked a number of prominent evangelical Christian leaders and organizations for “standing up in this dark time.” But […]
Here is Jack Jenkins at Religion News Service: More than 350 faith and community leaders are planning to endorse former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris this week, adding their voices to the campaign as it ramps up […]
I just received this in the mail today: It was an honor to be part of the conversations that led to this collection.
Fundamentalism: “a movement or attitude stressing strict and literal adherence to a set of basic principles.” I occasionally tell my left-leaning friends that the kind of progressivism that dominates American universities has its own set of orthodoxies that can […]
Earlier this week we published a post on David Gushee’s pieces on the decline of centrist evangelicalism. So is there an impending “divorce” between conservative evangelicals and progressive evangelicals? I always appreciate Chris Gehrz’s perspective on issues like this. Over […]
David Gushee thinks that the category “centrist evangelical” is no longer useful. Here is a taste of his piece appearing today at Religion News Service. It should be read alongside his original piece “Conservative and Progressive Evangelicals Head for a Divorce.” […]
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7pv7sO5Gng&w=560&h=315] Rick and Mike have tracked large numbers of evangelicals in previous presidential elections. But not in 2012. David Gushee, a professor of Christian ethics at Mercer University, turns to his Facebook followers for an explanation. Here is a […]
I have never been to a meeting of the American Academy of Religion. I don’t usually run with the religious studies crowd, but as a historian of American religion and a person of faith I am often interested in what […]