A battle over the Bible always seems to be brewing among Christians. But one scholar has a new message: stop trying to defend it!
Articles tagged “Bible”
One Christian critic argues that anti-spanking Christians are sacrificing the Bible on the altar of modern culture. But such arguments are rooted in tired tropes and unfair characterizations.
At more than 60 years old, pastor James Merritt says he regrets spanking his children even though he won’t say the Bible categorically condemns it.
A popular Christian blogger says evangelicals have created a domesticated, American Jesus. But is he just making the same old liberal arguments we’ve heard for decade.
Rev. James Martin, editor-at-large for “America” magazine, says his recent trip to the Middle East revealed surprising new truths about Jesus that many have not previously considered.
Former head of worldwide Anglican Communion shares what he believes are the four essentials for being a Christian. But he claims to have no agenda for sorting “who’s in” and “who’s out.”
One of the most prolific and influential Bible scholars of the modern era challenges Christians to offer a “sneaky whisper” in the face of power.
Many believers get burnt out on faith, exhausted by efforts to “work harder” to be holy. But mega-church pastor Matt Chandler says this is neither necessary nor possible.
One of the most formidable figures in the world of Christian thought weighs in on hot topics such as natural disasters, homosexuality, and whether he thinks Christians can believe in Darwinian evolution.