Is the Gospel necessarily against empires (like, say, even America, he asks sheepishly on the morning of July 4)?

Today is July 4th, and, being independent of oppressive British rule, I chose today, as a free man, to bring to your attention an informative, learned, but utterly readable book published this spring (IVP) and edited by Scot McKnight and by my colleague at Eastern University, Joe Modica: Jesus Is Lord, Caesar Is Not: Evaluating [Read More...]

Scot McKnight vs. Those “Pesky Calvinists”: What Does it Mean for God to be Sovereign?

Last week I read a brief e-book that just came out by my friend Scot McKnight, A Long Faithfulness: The Case for Christian Perseverance. His point is a simple one and he gets to it in the very first paragraph: McKnight doesn’t like how “the resurgent Calvinism” talks about God’s sovereignty. These “pesky Calvinists,” as McKnight [Read More...]


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