Public Accommodation and Private Litigation

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Public Accommodation and Private Discrimination  —   The author seeks to clarify existing distinctions in religious freedom and civil rights laws and court actions.  The reader will need to consider how the author and participants in these issues parse this effort and the distinctions.  However than may be, the article may be useful.

Nancy Pearcey: Youth Groups Depend Too Much on Emotionalism

Nancy Pearcey: Youth Groups Depend Too Much on Emotionalism  —  In this interview, Pearcey discusses the five principles detailed in her new apologetics book, Finding Truth (David C. Cook, 2015): identify the idol, identify the idol’s reductionism, test the idol’s validity, test the idol’s consistency, make the alternate case for Christian faith.  Pearcey works from […]

Complicit as Sin

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Complicit as Sin  —  This article considers current freedom-of-religion cases as an extended effort to legitimize discrimination and stereotypes and also harm human dignity.   The writer cites legal arguments and court cases as evidence that religious conscience exemptions do tangible and significant harm and that harms from religious freedom claims in the health care context […]

End-of-Life Ethics

End-of-Life Ethics  —  What does it mean to die well in this culture?  This question is being asked with greater urgency and frequency as contemporary societies become more scientifically and medically sophisticated.  The church as a source of both pastoral care and moral vision has untapped resources to share.

Meet the Women Apologists

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Meet the Women Apologists  —  This Month’s (April 2015) cover story in Christianity Today looks at how apologetics has long been a bastion of men—until now.  This edition examines the work of Holly Ordway, Amy Orr-Ewing, and “a burgeoning group of women who are reshaping apologetics in the West.”

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