Most analysts are hesitant to associate terrorism with Christianity, a world religion with the most followers in the world, and prefer to view such violence as a mere marginal features of the Christian world.
My hometown of Minneapolis was recently captivated by a now-familiar drama that played out on our streets. First, a black man (Jamar Clark) died at th...
Certainty is not an indicator of righteousness. I suspect it is rather the reverse, that the more certain you are that you are right, the more likely you are to be terribly, terribly wrong.
Take time to really see people. They are always in more pain than you think they are. They have always been through more than you know. Their stories are much more tragic and beautiful than you can tell from a distance.
Muslims are't at risk of anything when they say "I believe in Jesus." However, if someone says "I'm a Christian and I believe in Muhammad as a prophet," people might start to question one's credibility as a self-professed Christian.
Trying to answer these interpretive questions leads to many puzzles. A central one arises from a fundamental ambiguity in the injunction. Are people to extend the love that they IN FACT have for themselves to their neighbors? Or are they instead to love their neighbors as they SHOULD love themselves?
The victory of ignorance over memory is the strongest evidence of the failure of peaceful coexistence between the past and the present. But as long as we are not speechless and indifferent to the destruction of our civilizational past, we have a chance to save humanity from the incalculable evil that human beings are capable of bringing about.
Donald Trump doesn't speak for me, and his statements do not represent the Dordt College I'm committed to. Look, I'm no expert in marketing, but this type of publicity can't be good.
Looking out on the Mediterranean Sea from Tel Aviv is a good time for reflection when ending a study tour of Israel-Palestine. Just over two weeks here has made a few issues clear.
Most Americans seem to agree that the world would be a better place without extremist groups like ISIS and Al-Qaeda. Unfortunately, rather than having a substantive conversation on solutions, talking heads in the media resort to hateful rhetoric and fear-mongering.
Next time you're vacationing down at western Mexico's beach resort at Los Cabos consider a visit to the nearby town of Todos Santos.
Like many other goods, we may choose to abstain from alcohol for the sake of our relationship with God or our love for others and their welfare. But we may also choose to enjoy it, if we are able to do so in ways that are honoring to God.
Anyone who has a law degree should know that individuals' interpretation of the meaning of a statute (including the U.S. Constitution) means nothing. ...
One of the worst examples of under-covered hate is the escalation of attacks and the persecution of Christians, particularly outside of the United States, where thousands are routinely murdered and imprisoned, while their magnificent sacred churches are destroyed.
Next week is the International Commemoration Day of the Holocaust. In 2005 the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution (A/RES/60/7...
When Ultron first glimpses the vibranium - a metal notorious in the Marvel universe for its durability - offered to him, he asserts, "Upon this rock, I will build my church." This cites Matthew 16:18, "And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church."