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Is “Gay Christian” an Acceptable Identity?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 03 (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/ I’d just finished speaking at a Christian conference on sexual purity when […]

Of Bathroom Bills and Basic Beliefs

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 03 (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 The latest political controversy related to the gay rights movement concerns […]

The Origin and Insufficiency of the Black Hebrew Israelite Movement

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 Similar to the early church, African American Christianity historically has focused […]

The Gracious Heroism of Wonder Woman

A movie review of Wonder Woman Directed by Patty Jenkins (Warner Brothers, 2017) Wonder Woman is a movie about heroes and the power of heroic role models to inspire heroism in others. Part of the cultural significance of Wonder Woman as a character is to provide young girls with a larger-than-life image to which they […]

Reason, Truth, Faith, and Literary Imagination: Literature as Apologetics

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 06 (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/ The world of Christian books is filled with rational apologetics. Based on […]

Recovering the Lost Unity of Heart and Mind

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 01 (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/ We’ve been sold a story—a cultural narrative—that has hindered both the intellectual […]

When Baby-Making Takes Three: You, Me, and She

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 01 (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  Today there are many options for infertile couples wanting to have […]

There’s Something about Relativism

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 02 (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/ There is something attractive about relativism. There’s something nice about being able […]

Creeds: Relics or Relevant?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 02 (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/ What might the word “creed” bring to your mind? For some who […]

Human Flourishing and the Myth of Religious Neutrality

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 02 (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  There are many different views of the “good life”: the kind […]

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