The Catholic writer’s books have sold more than 7 million copies worldwide. Here’s what fans can expect from his unpublished letters and partial manuscripts.
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The National Association of Evangelicals has officially supported capital punishment for more than 40 years. They are now backing away.
There are Christians, and there are Confucians. But according to Gregg Ten Elshof, there should also be “Confucian Christians.”
The movie industry has a long history of casting white actors to play African and Middle Eastern Bible characters. But religious audiences can witness a stark departure from this trend when Sony’s “War Room” hits theaters on August 28.
Southern Baptists are platforming Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio at their forthcoming mission conference, but in April they disinvited Ben Carson from their pastors’ conference. When it comes to partisanship, it looks like America’s largest Protestant denomination has taken one step forward and two steps back.
Pastor of America’s most influential mainline Protestant church wants Christians to give the Apostle Paul a second look. “Paul gives us an exemplar for the way in which God calls all believers to live,” he says.
One of Jesus most famous teachings is, “Do not judge or you too will be judged.” But in the very same chapter of Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus also teaches that we should judge people by the “fruit” of their lives. Is judging others an absolute no-no or not?
“I refuse to answer questions about God or the Bible with neat constructs or nicely buttoned up answers,” Barnabas Piper says. “My aim is to cause a certain amount of discomfort for Christians who’ve never questioned.”
Family members of Emmanuel AME Church shooting victims forgive the suspected killer. How does one serve a feast of forgiveness to a person who hasn’t even ordered a single serving?