Tagged: Books

The Myth of a Christian Nation

There is a heated debate going on in the evangelical church – are we diluting the gospel by linking it with political activism?  I personally think that there are extremes to be avoided, those of isolationism (we should not try to redeem culture), and Dominionism...

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Women in Ministry

Zondervan has an interesting series of books called the Counterpoint Series.  One of the books is on my reading list, Two Views on Women in Ministry.  However, I just read an excellent article by Loren Cunningham, the founder of Youth With A Mission (YWAM), in...

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The Way We Never Were: American Marriage

Scholar and author Stephanie Coontz explores the myths of traditional marriage in an excellent podcast.  She is liberal and pro-gay, but her lecture,  The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, is thought provoking and very well done.  She has also written...

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Presbyterian “Evangelical” Changes Stance on Homosexuality

Jack Rogers, Presbyterian minister, considers himself an evangelical.  He had the standards anti-gay stance that most evangelicals have, until he did an extensive study on what the bible says about homosexuality.  Now he’s written a book, Jesus, the Bible, and Homosexuality.  He believes that Jesus...

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Can Darwinism Provide a Positive Moral Framework?

Previously, I discussed Why Most Evangelicals Don’t Like Evolution.  One important point was that the philosophic and religious ideas that flow from or are easily integrated with evolutionary thought (social Darwinism and atheism) are objectionable, if not untrue.  However, author Carson Holloway is trying to...

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The 101 Most Dangerous Professors

Is America the root cause of the problems in the world?  Are terrorists freedom fighters while GWB is more akin to Hitler?  Are most Republicans racists who are more like Nazi’s than egalitarian Americans?  The answers to these question is often YES if you are...

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Can Gays Change?

The pro-gay site Washington Blade has a well balanced article (well, it is a little to the left) on Spitzer’s book Ex-gay Research.   We’ve also mentioned it here once before. As provocative as the study was, what made it even more explosive was the history...

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