We’re now facing a perennial issue where activists on both sides of this debate expect to be invited to every party and demand to be heard in whatever forum they choose.
Articles tagged “theology”
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.
Could it be that the exodus of young people from the church and metastasizing negative perceptions of Christians among non-believers is actually a good thing?
Matthew Paul Turner argues from history that Christians have Americanized God. But making God into “a naked paper doll,” he says, is riddled with problems.
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.
While some Christians say there can be no middle ground on same-sex behavior, one author argues for a third way approach. “In a perfect world, we would be free to hold our deepest beliefs and no one would experience marginalization,” says Wendy VanderWal-Gritter.
Brian McLaren once led one of the most talked about movements within American Christianity. A quarter-century after its beginning, he reflects back on what it was really about.