In episode 42 of Dangerous Dogma, Ryan Burge, an assistant professor of political science at Eastern Illinois University and an American Baptist pastor, talks about his new book 20 Myths About Religion and Politics in America.
Contributing writer Sarah Blackwell examines how the technology that rests at our fingertips can be used as a spiritual practice. After all, many of us only made it through the isolation of the pandemic because of some well-timed memes on group chats.
Darron LaMonte Edwards argues that our response to the murder of George Floyd as well as the ongoing global pandemic amount to best understanding this moment as a failed group project. This means it is time to critically reflect on the past 24-25 months so
Palestinian journalist and media activist Daoud Kuttab details his experience being detained in Jordan because of his reporting. His primary concern is that other less experienced journalists will see what happened to him and begin practicing self-censorship.
A small, conservative Christian college in Pennsylvania has become the latest battleground in the evangelical “woke war.” Grove City College is nestled in the quiet borough of Grove City an hour north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
On Thursday, faculty, staff, and students at Hannibal-LaGrange University, a Baptist school in Hannibal, Missouri, gathered together to pray for a miracle amid financial woes threatening the school’s existence.
One of the nation’s largest Black Protestant denominations has stopped making payments to retired ministers on its pension plan, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.
In this edition of A Public Witness, we offer a brief history course detailing the background of the ministerial exception and the specifics of the lawsuit against GC. We conclude our class session by considering the value and role of the ministerial exception in a democratic
Missouri’s GOP-led House on Wednesday passed a bill that would allow guns in churches and on public transportation. The House voted 101-40 in favor of the measure, which now goes before the Republican-led Senate for approval.
Hannibal-LaGrange University is holding a 10-hour “time of prayer, fasting, petition, and repentance” on Thursday (March 10). But the Missouri Baptist Convention with which the school is affiliated, put out different reasons for the event — and they raise questions about the financial state of