Areas where Protestant missionaries had a significant presence in the past are on average more economically developed today, with comparatively better health, lower infant mortality, lower corruption, greater literacy, higher educational attainment (especially for women), and more robust membership in nongovernmental associations. This is the claim of a statistical study […]
I’m a Christian who happily accepts mainstream scientific reflection on natural history. So, how does a “theistic evolutionist” like me deal with their personal set of curly questions? Here’s how Mikey put the question yesterday: It’s hard to process millions of years of disease, death-by-exposure, cancer, crippling mutation and hominids killing each […]
Her.meneutics has just done a series on ‘the gender debate’ in evangelical Christianity. Here’s the intro: Submissive wife and president of the United States — an oxymoron, if you ask many journalists analyzing the faith of 2012 hopeful Michele Bachmann. …. Journalists have spent days analyzing her response, seemingly baffled […]
With the release of Love Wins, it’s helpful to consider the different sorts of responses coming from the book’s primary context, American evangelical Christianity.
I like to think of Mikey Lynch as the mini-tuna man of ministry blogging, serving up nutritious bite-sized chunks. He recently posted about the way Christians react to Avatar. I’ve had similar feelings.