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Choose Your Own Enchantment: Freedom and Conscience in What We Watch

This article first appeared in the Postmodern Realities column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 40, number 02 (2017). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ We must choose wisely which stories we […]

All Sins Are Not the Same

This article first appeared in the Viewpoint column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 40, number 02 (2017). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ A few years ago, retired NFL wide receiver […]

Reaching African American Men with the Gospel

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 40, number 05 (2017). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Often I am invited to speak in […]

Doubt as Virtue: How to Doubt and Have Faith without Exploding

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 04 (2016). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS  An experience of intellectual doubt is often taken by Christians to […]

How to Approach Apparent Contradictions in the Gospels: A Response to Michael Licona

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 40, number 02 (2017). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS Supposed contradictions among Gospel parallels are well known. Some writers advocate […]

Does the Book of Isaiah Idealize Vegetarianism?

This article first appeared in the Practical Hermeneutics column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 40, number 02 (2017). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ During seminary, I lived in a dorm […]

Engaging Unbelievers Philosophically

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 40, number 02 (2017). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ I’ve discovered that it is often useful […]

The Philosophical Package Deal of Atheism

a book review of The Atheist’s Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life Without Illusions by Alex Rosenberg (W. W. Norton and Company, 2011) This review first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 03 (2013). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or […]

Seeing Red: The Handmaid’s Tale, Human Dignity, and Hope

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 41, number 01 (2018). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS Fans of The Handmaid’s Tale, Hulu’s television adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s […]

The Ethics of Modern Board and Card Games

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 40, number 02 (2017). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS Board and card games are increasing in popularity. They offer a […]

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