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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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