Is Justin Lee Now Misrepresenting the Fact That He Misrepresented My Views on the Levitical Prohibitions? – An Open Rejoinder to Justin Lee from Robert Gagnon


Robert Gagnon, author of The Bible and Homosexual Practice, responds in this guest post to Justin Lee, executive director of the Gay Christian Network and author of Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate.  I’m grateful to Gagnon and to Lee for the conversation, and to be clear, I would also welcome Lee to respond [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/14/12 – Hobbit on Steroids; Verbal Autopsies; NASA vs. the Mayans


BREAKFAST LINKS 12/14/12: Jeffery Overstreet, Patheos/Good Letters: “But where Tolkien served the head and the heart, Jackson serves the appetite for adrenalin rush.” Bradley Abramson, Christian Post: Merry Atheistic Nothingness Kathryn Jean Lopez, Catholic Impulse: Sandra Fluke for Time’s Woman of the Year John Turner, Patheos/The Anxious Bench: “Human beings did invent religions, I told [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/11/12 – Sex and Control; What Ticks Jesus Off; Googling God


BREAKFAST LINKS 12/11/12: Calah Alexander, Patheos/Barefoot and Pregnant: “For these people, how painful must it be to read a prominent, widely adored Catholic blogger encouraging men to “control” their wives, stating that the “war on women…exists for the simple reason that erotic love demands it”? Eric Metaxas, Belief Blog: No Pressure, Mr. President Tim Dalrymple, [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/06/12: Christians Eat Their Own; Shalom and Suffering; Christian Women and Victoria’s Secret


BREAKFAST LINKS 12/06/12: Tim Dalrymple/Andrew Marin, Patheos/Philosophical Fragments: “Jesus had a strong set of convictions and a definitive theology. Yet he continually engaged not through the court system, but relationally through people; whether the legal system or people agreed or disagreed with him.” Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal: Obama’s Ruinous Course Scot McKnight, Patheos/Jesus Creed: [Read More...]

Sex, God and Politics


Is sex more satisfying for conservative women?  Or are liberal women just making an idol out of sex? The always-stimulating (no pun intended) Mark Regnerus, a Patheos blogger and one of the most significant sociologists of religion practicing the craft today (and Mark is a gadfly in the most salutary sense, but far more controversial than [Read More...]