Christian Articles Archive

When Religious Doubt Grows Agonizing

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 02 (2013). 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 Emotional religious doubt presents an enigma. Exceptionally prevalent and sometimes excruciatingly […]

Moral Damage and Spiritual Repair in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 02 (2013). 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 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be precipitated by a wide variety […]

The Contradictory Recollections of Near-Death Experiences

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 02 (2013). 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 the 1975 multimillion bestseller Life after Life, Raymond Moody, widely considered […]

Justice and Asymmetric Warfare

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 02 (2013). 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 Christian thinkers who developed just war theory (JWT) never could […]

Voodoo and Christianity: Compatibility or Irreconcilable Differences?

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 01 (2013). 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 To understand Voodoo as a culture and a religion, one must […]

Jihad, Jizya, and Just War Theory

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 01 (2013). 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 Qur’an and other Muslim sources contain both peaceful and violent […]

The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife: A Modern Fake

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 01 (2013). 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 so-called Gospel of Jesus’ Wife, recently touted in sensational headlines as […]

Steve Jobs, Jesus, and the Problem of Evil

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 01 (2013). 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 colleague of mine at Denver Seminary noted that the release of […]

Alexander Solzhenitsyn Confronts the Grand Inquisitor

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 36, number 06 (2013). 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 ways to challenge religious belief are many and varied. One can […]

Reading My Favorite Atheists: Ivan, Raskolnikov, and Kirilov

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 35, number 02 (2012). 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 dialectical principle in the humanities suggests that we need a strong […]

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