The National Association of Evangelicals has officially supported capital punishment for more than 40 years. They are now backing away.
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A strange illness sent Martin Pistorius into a vegetative state where, unknown to those around him, he could still perceive and hear everything around him. A decade later, he emerged to tell the story of faith amid despair.
“The suffering of cancer raises raw questions about God, life, and death,” says J. Todd Billings. “In this context, theological clichés are not enough.”
“Jesus did not teach that God’s wrath burns against us but that God loves us,” says theologian Tony Jones. He argues that the traditional Christian view of atonement was largely a medieval invention.
A Fulbright scholar contends that animal suffering and death presents a formidable challenge for Christian creationists and Biblical literalists.
Time Magazine once called him “America’s Best Theologian.” Today, the nearly 74-year-old Christian is thinking a lot about “approaching the end.”
Some Christian leaders are asserting their support of the death penalty using scriptures from the Old Testament. Would starting with Jesus and the Christian gospel instead alter their conclusions?
The “New York Times” bestselling author talks openly about personal topics, even sharing how aging affects her and whether she is afraid of dying.
One of the 12 most effective preachers in the English-speaking world, is on a mission to redeem the darkness. Barbara Brown Taylor says Christians have never had anything to say about darkness, but she plans to change that.