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The Star of Bethlehem

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This article first appeared in the From the Editor column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 30, number 6 (2007). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS Matthew, in his gospel account of the life of Christ, recorded the appearance of a star that guided magi to […]

A Thief in the Night: The Christian Ethic at the Heart of The Hobbit

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 35, number 06 (2012). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS The director Peter Jackson is making J. R. R. Tolkien’s classic fairy tale, The Hobbit, into a film. Three films, to be precise. Tolkien’s son, Christopher, guardian […]

Discerning and Responding to Gaga’s Worldview

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This article first appeared in CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 06 (2011). 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/ Sorting out Lady Gaga’s worldview is like working through a thick maze of hype, spectacle, […]

A World of Gaga

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This article first appeared in CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 06 (2011). 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/ One of the strangest images that I have seen in recent years is the photo […]

Stoning Adulterers

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This article first appeared in the Practical Hermeneutics column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 06 (2011). 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/ In his Letter to a Christian Nation, Sam Harris […]

Apologetics through Internet Videography

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This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 06 (2011). 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/ Many seekers today desire to be informed with a […]

Deflating Darwinism: A Summary Critique

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A Summary Critique of Darwinism and the Divine: Evolutionary Thought and Natural Theology by Alister McGrath (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011) This review first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 05 (2011). 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 […]

How to Avoid Raising Nice Teenagers

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 05 (2011). 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 The massive National Study of Youth and Religion unveils a common “default” religiosity among […]

C. S. Lewis on Hell

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 05 (2011). 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/ Rob Bell’s new book, Love Wins, has stirred up a great deal of controversy, not […]

Was Israel Commanded to Commit Genocide?

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This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 05 (2011). 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/ Have you ever been in a discussion with a […]

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