Christian Articles Archive

The “Woman” of Revelation 12: Is She Mary?

This article first appeared in the Practical Hermeneutics column of 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/ The twelfth chapter of Revelation apparently presents […]

Taking Jesus to Work

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism 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/ I was challenged to seriously consider the […]

Living as a Christian in a TV-Dominated World

This article first appeared in the Viewpoint column of 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/ According to research published by the Barna Group,1 […]

Bears Gone Wild: Responding to Attacks on the Portrayal of God in the Old Testament

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of 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/ Attacking the God of the Old Testament […]

A Holy Spirit Encounter with a Jehovah’s Witness

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of 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/ It was a night I’ll never forget. […]

Social Movements and God’s Kingdom: Which Cause Matters Most?

This article first appeared in Viewpoint column of 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/ I don’t know if you’ve noticed this or not, […]

Anti-Intellectualism in the Church

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/ Many years ago as a seminary student studying both philosophy and theology, […]

Finitude and Freedom in Blade Runner 2049

A movie review of Blade Runner 2049 Directed by Denis Villeneuve (16:14 Entertainment, Alcon Entertainment, Columbia Pictures, 2017) The new film Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel to the sci-fi classic Blade Runner by director Ridley Scott. Blade Runner imagines a world in the near future where artificially bioengineered humanoids called “replicants” are used as […]

CRI Interview with Brett Kunkle

Q. Definitions of culture vary. How do you define culture in this book? Often, Christians reduce culture to all the bad stuff “out there.” It’s the debauched music teens listen to, it’s godless Hollywood, it’s the secular forces intent on destroying religion, it’s the abortion-rights lobby. The list goes on and on. Certainly, these things […]

How to Deconstruct the Environmentalist Propaganda of Mother!

A movie review of Mother! Directed by Darren Aronofsky (Paramount Pictures, 2017) The idea of movie “spoilers” doesn’t really apply to writer-director Darren Aronofsky’s new film Mother! The studio’s marketing campaign was careful not to reveal anything about the plot or characters but suggested that the movie was a psychological horror/thriller in the mode of […]

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