In this edition of A Public Witness, we go deeper than our feet could ever wander into the scandal-plagued events surrounding Hillsong. Then we stand with our arms high and hearts abandoned to consider the role worship plays in Christian formation.
In episode 44 of Dangerous Dogma, Miguel De La Torre, a professor of social ethics and Latinx Studies at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado, talks about his book Decolonizing Christianity.
In this edition of A Public Witness, we read the texts of messianic and apocalyptic ideas animating parts of the Trumpian movement. Then we take advantage of your unlimited data to warn about the danger of half-baked religious prophecies masked as partisan politics.
Robert D. Cornwall reviews Tradition and Apocalypse: An Essay on the Future of Christian Belief by David Bentley Hart. He argues that the book challenges our certainties and pushes our buttons, but with the war in Ukraine raising the profile of Orthodoxy it is helpful
An ancient tablet discovered near the Palestinian city of Nablus may contain the earliest known mention of God’s name in proto-alphabetic Hebrew. Scott Stripling, director of the Archaeological Studies Institute at The Bible Seminary in Katy, Texas, announced the discovery of the lead tablet Thursday.
Allegations that two evangelical pastors have used their influence with Brazil’s Education Ministry to steer federal funding to friends — and in at least one case seek a bribe — are causing a new election-year controversy for the government of President Jair Bolsonaro.
Senior Editor Beau Underwood interviews Vince Amlin, co-pastor of Gilead Church in Chicago, Illinois, for the latest installment of our “Behind the Pulpit” series intended to pull back the curtain on the minister’s life.
We interpret the Constitution and rule Graham’s questions out-of-bounds. Then we give a second hearing to a related misstep by Sen. Dianne Feinstein in questioning now-Justice Amy Coney Barrett. Finally, we render our verdict about the role religion should play in U.S. judicial hearings.