Christianity Tag

My review of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader movie has been posted at the Journal of Religion and Film (accessible through this link). My review references the original script, part of which was leaked to the public in 2008, causing...

[caption id="attachment_2126" align="alignright" width="300"] No war is ever civil.[/caption] In Part One, we looked at how Washington, DC, pastor Anthony Evans' declaration that the Supreme Court's refusal to hear a case challenging the DC gay marriage law has set up a "civil war between the church...

Had some fun with my Historical Jesus course last night, asking my students (who had just finished reading Mark) to answer the following question: What exactly did Jesus preach? Eventually, one enterprising student rightly called attention to Mark 1:14–15, After John had been handed over, Jesus went...

I figured it would only be appropriate for my first post since getting back from my honeymoon would be on sex. CNN's religion blog has a short article (mainly borrowing from John Acuff's recent post on "Stuff Christians Like") talking about how Christians "spoil" sex by...

Not many get to be (or want to be) a biblical scholar, but lots of people want to read and understand the Bible well. What must one do to become a good Bible reader? J. R. Daniel Kirk gives exactly the answer that I have...

James McGrath has posted a collection of helpful links on what the Bible has to say about homosexuality, including articles from both sides. It's worth bookmarking for future discussions. I would add the following to the list: Gary R. Jepsen, "Arsenokoites and Malakos: Meanings and Consequences," Currents...

A couple days ago, a friend pointed me to, "Sports Fanatics," a Christianity Today article in which Shirl James Hoffman (author of the book, Good Game: Christianity and the Culture of Sports, from which the article is taken) argues that (mainly Evangelical) Christianity's relationship with...