ELSEWHERE: Gender–Leave the Trinity Out Of It

The gender role debates between complementarians and egalitarians in the church show no signs of abating any time soon, and in protracted theological discussions (battles) like these, the tendency is to pull every other subject into its orbit—even the Trinity. Commenting on Larry Crab's recent entry into the discussion, Fred Sanders argues over at Christianity Today that we should leave the doctrine of the Trinity alone in the gender debate as it can surely only result in speculation on both s … [Read more...]

Why The New Pope Shouldn’t Listen to Obama’s Advice

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Obama isn't the most precise theologian. Nor should that be expected of him--he's only a politician after all.In a recent interview before the selection of the new Pope Francis, President Obama was asked about his thoughts on the incoming pope. He expressed his hope that the next Holy Father would be faithful to what he considers the "central message of the Gospel." Admirable sentiment. I think we should all hope for a pope who loves the Gospel. The question we have to ask ourselves is: what … [Read more...]


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