Evangelical Feminism

By Julie Ingersoll: Once these girls are all clear on how bad feminism is, they’ll be taught to “fight like a girl” in a workshop on political activism. I am all on board with the idea that the meaning of words is contextual and that words change meaning over time. But when women like Sarah [Read More...]

Bethlehem

Everyone who goes to the Holy Land goes to Bethlehem, at least once. It’s a busy, crowded place and the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, an Eastern Orthodox church, is dark and full of icons and … people everywhere. Here are a few pictures, beginning with the very small door to get in, and [Read More...]

This Correlation is Frightening

From Vincent Funaro at CP: Are our theological views this highly correlated with our political views? Is this only in the USA? Liberals and Democrats are less likely to believe in the divine inspiration of the Bible according to a new Gallup Poll released on July 8th. The poll consisted of 1,018 Americans of different [Read More...]

What is “worship”?

Dan Kimball, my friend and pastor in Santa Cruz, has a new post up about worship. How is the word “worship” used in your church? Do you think this makes a difference? How so? He begins with where we are today, and I doubt anyone would dispute this is what “worship” means at the populist, [Read More...]

Here’s Jimmy! 8

Paul was a convert, that much is clear. But from what to what?  J.D.G. (Jimmy) Dunn, in his newest book, Jesus, Paul, and the Gospels, jumps into the question above with some fresh clarity, and what he says is of value both for understanding Paul but for understanding the gospel itself. How do you describe [Read More...]


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