Mouw, Richard J. Called to the Life of the Mind: Some Advice for Evangelical Scholars. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2014. 80 pages, pb. $10. 582 more words
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I want to start with two passages from the Christian scriptures; the first is from the Gospel of Matthew:
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..the King will say to those at his right hand, ‘Come, O blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world; for I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.’ Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see thee hungry and feed thee, or thirsty and give thee drink?
Can an evangelical support gay marriage—and remain an evangelical? Responding to David Gushee's Changing Our Mind
Ted Grimsrud—December 19, 2014
Back in 2003, David Gushee co-wrote (with Glen Stassen) what became a standard text book on Christian ethics—Kingdom Ethics: Following Jesus in Contemporary Context… 2,737 more words
This post is a bit incomplete, and un-proof read, but I thought I would throw out these thoughts in response to SlowCowboy’s comments.
I am still coming to grips with the conversion experience that I had a few weeks ago, and still very tentative about committing to any particular way of explaining it, even though I recognize that it is unmistakably similar to Protestant Christianity. 554 more words
“(W)ith its continued dismissal of the law of God in ethics, Fundamentalism expressed both a “spiritualized” form of situation ethics and “Christianly submissive” statism. The Christian individual receives no concrete direction, and the social problems and political difficulties of the day fail to be biblically challenged.” 7 more words