Evangelicalism TRUMPS the Shark: What’s a Messy Middle Christian To Do?

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Do conservative evangelical Republicans really like Donald Trump?It certainly seems that some of the more intellectual evangelical leaders are not big fans, but it also seems that much of the evangelical populous, at least those that clearly identify as Republican, are.This is the only way that Trump could be leading in the polls, even among evangelicals. It also explains his upcoming meeting with evangelical heavies (at least in the celebrity/prosperity gospel world). Finally, it would … [Read more...]

Seeing Red (Letters): Can a Jesus-Centered Interpretation Be So Easily Dismissed?

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Yesterday, a writer I really like wrote a piece at Christianity Today that I really didn't like. The article criticized the "Red Letter Christians" movement by appealing to how one understands narration in other forms of literature. For the uninitiated, Red Letter Christians promote a Jesus-centered interpretation of Scripture; the CT article contended that this interpretation doesn't do justice to God as the author of all Scripture, speaking reliably through his narrators. In other words, you c … [Read more...]


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