“America was founded by folks who thought like this,” a prominent Yale professor says of Islamist extremists. Some may find his comments difficult to swallow in light of recent events.
Articles tagged “Jonathan Merritt”
The president’s comments at the National Prayer Breakfast infuriated some conservative Christians, but most of their denunciations ignore or even twist the facts. When our anger burns against others we should pause to reflect on our own evil impulses and behaviors.
Bras are the hottest item in the second-hand clothing market. A former pastor uses them to provide jobs for sex trafficking survivors in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Trip Lee is part of a new slew of rappers who don’t shy away from God-talk in their songs. They are making music in a genre that isn’t exactly known for faith-friendly themes and of which Christians have traditionally been wary.
The New York Times Bestselling Christian author of “Blue Like Jazz” reveals how he realized he had intimacy issues and how he found help through professional counseling.
“In Jesus, we see a trickster figure, one who respects the beliefs and traditions of real people, yet also questions them, challenges them and subverts them for the sake of political and religious transformation,” says post-modern theologian Peter Rollins.
A new study ranking cities according to “Bible mindedness” contains a few surprises. Did your hometown make the list?
“The table is not just a place for food,” says Leonard Sweet, “but a place for stories and ideas to mingle, interact, attract each other, argue with one another, and procreate.”
The mega-church pastor hits hot topics head on. He even explains why he avoided discussing homosexuality but chose to talk about “bitches” and “hos.”