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Biblical Inerrancy

How Westminster Theological Seminary Came to Define Fundamentalism for Me

Brandon G. Withrow | Posted 09.28.2014 | Religion
Brandon G. Withrow

Would you be surprised to learn that a tenured professor of the Old Testament is the center of controversy at a Christian seminary? What if I said he's "retiring" by action of the school's board--another way of saying "terminated," according to a former department chair? No? I didn't think so.

The Bible Is Not a Sword

Cynthia Jeub | Posted 06.09.2014 | Religion
Cynthia Jeub

I think the Bible is a great read, but it's not a sword. The sword of the Spirit is way more dangerous than our petty arguments about which political position the Bible supports.

Why We Must Reclaim The Bible From Fundamentalists

John Shelby Spong | Posted 12.13.2011 | Religion
John Shelby Spong

In the world of Christian scholarship, for example, to read the Bible literally is regarded as absurd. To call the words of the Bible "the Word of God" is more than naïve.

4 Good Reasons Not To Read The Bible Literally

David Lose | Posted 10.06.2011 | Religion
David Lose

I was a little shocked to discover that three in ten Americans read the Bible literally. I don't read the Bible this way, and can't imagine doing so. Here are four reasons why.

Does The Truth Of The Bible Matter?

John Backman | Posted 09.15.2011 | Religion
John Backman

The opposing sides of the Bible wars talk as if there were only two choices. Fact or fiction? Is the Bible factual in every respect, true for all time, or is it not? The conflict has raged for many decades, and it seems irreconcilable.

Jesus Seminar Celebrates 25 Years Of Searching For The Historical Jesus

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By G. Jeffrey Macdonald Religion News Service Since 1985, scholars affiliated with the Jesus Seminar have been casting doubt on the authenticity of ...

If The Church Were Christian

Philip Gulley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Philip Gulley

In the end, what I'm hoping for is a church a little less full of itself, and a little more full of love. It wouldn't take much, for love and grace and kindness have a way of multiplying.

Christians Vote on the Worst Verse in the Bible

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

It's a pleasure to land in the virtual company of believers who have no problem saying that sexism and homophobia and slavery and genocide are Bad, no matter how well credentialed their endorsers.