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The Man in the High Castle and the Necessity of Moral Faith

Amazon Studios is heavily invested in the success of their original television series The Man in the High Castle. Reportedly, the second season cost upwards of $107 million to produce, or about $11 million per episode.[1]And they’re not finished yet; the third season is set to release in early October, with a fourth season already […]

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 […]

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