Worshiping the “Same” God 3: Compassion or Half-Truth?

This post is part of a series. In Part 1 of this series, I argued that Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins statement that “Muslims because they, like me, a Christian, are people of the book…worship the same God” is at best a provocative and unhelpful ambiguous statement,...

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Worshiping the “Same” God 2: People of The Book?

This post is part of a series. In Part 1 of this series, I argued that the statement made by Wheaton College professor  Larycia Hawkins was at best irresponsibly ambiguous, if not largely incorrect when we examine the many possible meanings of her broad claim. Again, her tweeted...

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Throwback Thursday: You Make Me Puke

Lust Control, a Christian band with punk sensibilities similar to the Ramones mixed with thrash metal, put out a great album in 1992 called We Are Not Ashamed (you can buy it here for $6, now including the original songs plus many other live songs for a...

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Worshiping the “Same” God 1: Ambiguous Statement FAIL

This post is part of a series. A lot of ink has been spilt over the censure of Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins, whose error was a tweet seeming to equate Christianity and Islam: “I stand in religious solidarity with Muslims because they, like me, a Christian,...

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Three Types of Aggression 3: Force

This post is part of a series. If rhetoric is protected speech, and incitement is not, is violence or use of mortal force ever ethically justified? The question of pacifism is an important subject, from both the ethical and Christian theology points of view. From a...

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