The Boston Declaration: A Prophetic Appeal to Christians of the United States

Last week was the annual joint meeting of the American Academy of Religion and the Society of Biblical Literature, held this year in Boston. The meeting is a yearly gathering of scholars of religion from all across the country. This year, a select group of scholars drafted "The Boston Declaration", a statement of Christian values …

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Al Franken Should Resign. So Should Donald Trump and Roy Moore.

News broke this week that Sen. Al Franken (Min-D) sexually harassed a sleeping female reporter on a flight 11 years ago. There are even pictures showing him mimicking groping her while she slept. Since a certain segment of our population (Republicans, to be exact) seem to be struggling with this, let me show you how …

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Roy Moore Doesn’t Get to Define the Story of God

Two years ago, I wrote a series of posts entitled "Myths of the Nativity." In this series, I tackled six stories surrounding the birth of Christ and the Christmas holiday, and gave them new twists. The first of that series was titled "Mary, Joseph, and the Virgin Birth," where I challenged the idea of a …

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