Three cheers for lament

Jan 30, 2018 by

By Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch. One might argue that only a morose and maudlin melancholic or a moody misanthrope would dare to write such a piece (let alone offer such poor alliteration). OK, I confess, I am not exactly Mr Joe Bubbly. But one need not be despondent or depressed to appreciate a...

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Steve Chalke and I agree on a lot. But his errors about the Bible will have harmful consequences

Jan 30, 2018 by

by David Robertson, Premier: David Robertson is keen to continue the dialogue between himself and Steve Chalke, pointing out the things they agree on before clarifying his position with regards to Steve’s latest blog post asserting that the Bible isn’t infallible They say that jaw jaw,...

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Christian School Punished Over Biblical Teaching on Homosexuality Files Lawsuit Against School District

Jan 1, 2018 by

by Samuel Smith, Christian Post: A Christian society in Canada has filed a lawsuit claiming it was punished by a school district for refusing to censor certain biblical references. The Cornerstone Christian Society of Camrose and three parents of the Cornerstone Christian Academy are suing the...

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College course teaches students about ‘queering the Bible’

Dec 28, 2017 by

by Bethany Torstenson, The College Fix: Class ‘destabilizes long held assumptions’ about what’s in the Bible; university refuses to comment. Swarthmore College is offering a course next year that will survey “queer and trans* readings of biblical texts” by using “queer and trans* theoretical...

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Literal interpretation of Bible ‘helps increase church attendance’

Nov 17, 2017 by

by Harriet Sherwood, Guardian: Churches that are theologically conservative with beliefs based on a literal interpretation of the Bible grow faster than those with a liberal orientation, according to a five-year academic study. “If we are talking solely about what belief system is more likely to...

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Bible backs CofE’s transgender guidance, says senior Anglican theologian

Nov 14, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The Bible backs allowing little boys to dress in tutus and princess’ tiaras, according to a senior Anglican theologian. It comes after the Church of England issued guidance for its 4,700 schools to combat ‘homophobic, biphobic and transphobic...

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