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Kyle Roberts Sep 26, 2016
What do Skittles have to do with Syrians, and with Trolleys?In my Ethics class last week, we discussed the well-known "Trolley Problem." This is a thought experiment often used to exemplify the dynami...
Kyle Roberts Sep 22, 2016
In my Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism course today, we'll be talking about the history of slavery and segregation in American Christianity.It's the ugly underbelly we can't ignore, but so often woul...
Kyle Roberts Sep 16, 2016
Advertisers know how to tap into our deepest anxieties. For better or worse, they know how to manipulate us.One of the projects I was proud to work on this summer was a collaborative piece written und...
Kyle Roberts Sep 14, 2016
Looking at what so often goes by the name "evangelical" or "evangelicalism" today, you would assume that evangelicals were always resistant to women at the highest levels of church leadership and publ...
Kyle Roberts Sep 12, 2016
It's often said that "all translations are interpretations."Scot McKnight draws our attention to the "New Stealth Translation of the ESV" (Crossway Pubilshing's English Standard Version of the Bible),...
Kyle Roberts Sep 07, 2016
One of the key turning points for me in my shift toward a more universalist view of salvation (the complete, universal reconciliation of all people to God), was a brief section in Moltmann's The Comin...
Kyle Roberts Sep 06, 2016
My colleague shared a quote with me recently that is blog-post worthy. It encapsulates the liberal/progressive approach to public theology, which takes a common Christian scholarly sentiment that "all...
Kyle Roberts Sep 05, 2016
Last Fall I taught a course called Death, Evil, and Alienation, at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. The course revolved around the work of Ernest Becker, in particular The Denial of Dea...
Kyle Roberts Sep 04, 2016
Ever heard of "Christian realism"? The notion is attributed to theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, whose writings about ethics, politics, and the relation between Christianity and society remain hugely influ...
Kyle Roberts Sep 01, 2016
Huge news regarding the state of Alzheimer's research was just announced on the Telegraph's Science page.The announcement is a summary of a recent report in Nature magazine, which tells of a new drug ...
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