Jesus and the Death Penalty

Social Sciences

Jesus and the Death Penalty  —  The lethal injection controversy in capital punishment continues.  This anti-death penalty essay invites a two-kingdoms analysis that could prompt students to a multiple model study of the issue including mental disabilities, politics, religion, justice, and various Biblical themes.

A Courthouse Clerk’s Struggle with RFRA

All New Briefs

A Clerk’s Struggle  —  A human interest account of RFRA and a courthouse clerk who decided not to issue same-sex marriage licenses.  Agree or disagree, this article might serve as a discussion-starter for exploring vocation and the Christian’s agency in both God’s left-hand kingdom and His right-hand kingdom.

World Relgions Demographics Forecast

Social Sciences

World Religions Demographics Forecast  —  By 2050, Muslims will nearly equal the number of Christians around the world; Atheists, agnostics and other people who do not affiliate with any religion will make up a declining share of the world’s total population, and in the United States, Christians will decline from more than three-quarters of the […]

New Christian Voices: Eric Teetsel

All Current Features

New Christian Voices  —  Eric Teetsel,  the young spokesperson for the Evangelical’s Manhattan Declaration, views Christianity in higher education and the public square as closely linked to free market economy and limited government.  This 12 min. video offers a perspective for students to consider, assess, and critique in terms of the Reformation’s theology of the […]

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