“Queers in the Kingdom” shares the stories of LGBT students at Wheaton College

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Markie Hancock’s new documentary film casts a much needed light on the stories of Wheaton College’s LGBT alumni. [Read more...]

Al Mohler Fit the Battle of Jericho and Inerrancy Came Tumblin’ Down

The hallmark of modern Christian fundamentalism is an unwavering adherence to the notion of Biblical inerrancy. In its most extreme forms, belief in the inerrancy of the Bible stifles inquiry, perpetuates ignorance and glorifies dogmatism. [Read more...]

Prostitutes, Virgins and Mothers: Questioning Teachings About Biblical Women

In “Prostitutes, Virgins and Mothers: Questioning Teachings About Biblical Women,” Dr. Paula Trimble-Familetti sets out to do nothing less than overturn six thousand years of patriarchy, misogyny, and marginalization of women within Judaism and Christianity. [Read more...]

The murder of James Foley, ISIS, and Religions of Peace

The death of Foley is deplorable. The actions of ISIS are despicable. But atrocities committed by ISIS are no more representative of Muslim belief than the actions of extremist Christians are representative of mainstream Christianity. [Read more...]

The real tragedy of Ferguson isn’t on TV

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The ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri is a sobering reminder of the state of racial relations in the United States, and of the out-of-control militarization of our police force. But I fear that the real tragedy of Ferguson is that it’s destined to become nothing more than a momentary blip on the radar of history, one that, despite the historically agonizing cries of “Hands up! Don’t shoot!” will result in no meaningful change. [Read more...]

A poet, like a priest, works with facts and mysteries: the poetry of Spencer Reece

Reece’s collection is a quiet masterpiece, a spiritual and poetic achievement that speaks to the heart, mind, and soul. [Read more...]

Got Religion?

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An engaging blend of statistical analysis and on-the-scene reporting about the rapidly shifting demographics of American religious involvement. [Read more...]

The Cross and Gendercide

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Elizabeth Gerhardt’s new book “The Cross and Gendercide” offers a Christian response to the heart-wrenching plight of women across the globe by engaging with the cultural, religious, historical and political context of this violence and offering a proposal for how the church can work toward ending these heinous crimes. [Read more...]


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