Gushee is distinguished professor at a prominent Baptist university and co-author of one of the most popular Christian ethics books of the last 25 years. He’s also now an LGBT ally.
Articles tagged “Bible”
A new anti-devotional devotional features voices from across the religious spectrum and offers something to challenge, encourage, and royally piss off just about everyone.
“If we choose to embrace this time in Christian and church history with open arms and hearts,” says Kelly Bean, “it may be one of the most exciting and promising times for pastors and church leaders.”
Pro-spanking Christians don’t actually read the Bible as literally as they think. If they did, they wouldn’t be defending their views on Twitter. They’d be complaining to the warden.
A battle over the Bible always seems to be brewing among Christians. But one scholar has a new message: stop trying to defend it!
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.