Christian Articles Archive

Homesick for Heaven: A Story to Share with Non-Christians

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 02 (2015). 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/ Throughout several decades of marriage, my wife and I have been privileged […]

Biology’s Blind Spot: Two Views on Human Origins

A feature-length book review of Ancestors in Our Genome: The New Science of Human Evolution by Eugene E. Harris (Oxford University Press, 2015) This review first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 04 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information […]

Ready! Set! Wait!

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 05 (2015). 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 interesting term found in the Bible is the word wait, […]

Deuteronomy 6:4 and the Trinity: How Can Jews and Christians Both Embrace the Echad of the Shema?

This article first appeared in the Practical Hermeneutics column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 04 (2015). 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/ Shortly after Jesus’ death, a famous rabbi […]

Frank Schaeffer: Still the Enfant Terrible

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 03 (2015). 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/ “Few sons, indeed, are like their fathers. Generally they are worse; but […]

The Debate over Defining Inerrancy

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 03 (2015). 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  A heated debate is occurring today concerning the doctrine of inerrancy. […]

Did Jesus Go to Hell?

This article first appeared in the Practical Hermeneutics column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 04 (2014). 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/ “There is no textual basis in the […]

Cast Your Bread on the Waters: Taking Risks and Being Creative in Christian Witness

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 04 (2014). 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/ The book of Ecclesiastes has been an […]

Professor David Barash and “The Talk”: When Goliath Starts Bragging, Go Find Your Sling

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 06 (2014). 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 spectator to the clash between the Philistine and Israelite armies, recorded […]

The Torah: God’s Word

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 06 (2014). 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/ The Wellhausen Hypothesis, or the Documentary Hypothesis (DH), had asserted that the […]

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