Symposium on Obergefell

Symposium on Obergefell  —  SCOTUSblog has published a symposium of interpretations on the Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision with ten participants, generally though not entirely favorable toward the decision.  Of note is the inclusion or non-inclusion of arguments from natural law and the conjugal theory of marital unions (see Sanders’ article, for ex.).

After Obergefell

All Current Features

After Obergefell  —  First Things includes 22 contributors—male and female, gay and straight, Christian and Jewish, Protestant and Catholic and Orthodox—in this round table on the same-sex court decision.  Their assigned question: “How should we respond to the ruling by the Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges that there is a constitutional right to same-sex marriage? What’s […]

The Historical Adam

All Current Features

The Historical Adam  —  Books & Culture has assembled a symposium series on the perennial topic of the historicity of Adam and Eve which presents a variety of current views.  Here is a useful and accessible overview of the disparate ideas for students interested in how the issue relates to exegetics, anthropology, OT studies, the […]

Churches Receive Less Trust but More Donations

All New Briefs

Churches Receives Less Trust but More Donations  —  The latest poll from Gallup found that only 42 percent of Americans say they trust churches and other religious groups.  At the same time, a new report from Giving USA found that Americans gave a record $114.9 billion to religious groups last year, a 2.5 percent increase […]

Why Athletics – More Than a Game

Athletics & Health

Why Athletics — More Than a Game  Athletics suffuses our culture and influences us from youth rec to professional sports, from elementary school to college, from child to adult, from fan to critic. This slide for PP or as an OH transparency summarized eight ideas for why athletics engages us so powerfully.

The Historical Adam

All Current Features

Books & Culture has assembled a symposium series on the perennial topic of the historicity of Adam and Eve which presents a variety of current views.  Here is a useful and accessible overview of the disparate ideas for students interested in how the issue relates to exegetics, anthropology, OT studies, the role of science in […]

 
 
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