An Evangelical Argument for Permitting Same-Sex Marriage Laws

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Recently I mentioned that I was sincerely questioning whether religious conservatives should still favor laws and constitutional amendments against same-sex marriage.  My reasons were partly practical, partly strategic, and partly theological.  Let me try to reframe the argument: 1.  It was once the case that there prevailed in the United States an overwhelming cultural consensus [Read More...]

What if God Really Likes Us?

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Some powerful words from Peter Enns: A lot of people have heard of “the parable of the prodigal (i.e., wasteful) son.” Some translations call it “the parable of the lost son,” which is better but not quite there. I prefer “the parable of the jerk loser son.” When the son was still a far way [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/04/12: Build-a-Bear Theology; Eucharist Promise; Animals in the Kingdom; Porn Stars and Self-Esteem

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/04/12: J. E. Dyer, Patheos/The Optimistic Christian: “I have an urgent sense that it is time for Christians to stop nagging each other over the kinds of differences among us that require academic studies to define and unearth. The situation of our world is not so stable that we can behave as if [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 11/01/12 – Jesus Zombie, A Gift of Ourselves, The Vatican on James Bond

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BREAKFAST LINKS 11/01/12: Via Scot McKnight, Jeff Cook, Patheos/Jesus Creed: “He came back to life after his death. He is chasing all human beings everywhere. Once he gets hold of people, his blood changes them and they in turn seek to change others.  Could it be more clear? Jesus was a Zombie.” George Neumayr, The [Read More...]

The Future of Evangelicalism Online

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Evangelicals are neither loved nor respected in the American public square.   This is due in part to our enduring and principled commitment to truths and values the rest of mainstream society rejects, and in part to a tendency in media and academia to present a caricature of evangelicalism that elides its virtues and exaggerates its [Read More...]


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