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Overthinking Christian

Our scope here is to rattle evangelical norms that threaten Biblical norms (as well as pretend we are smarter and more "spiritual" than we actually are).

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My Thoughts on Romans Disarmed

I was excited to receive my copy of Romans Disarmed, although I did not recognize the authors, Sylvia Keesmaat and Brian Walsh, both Bible professors. The design alone is outstanding. Romans, a very complicated document, has suffered much at the hands... Continue Reading →

Approaching Paul’s Letters: A Conversation with Lynn Cohick

I had the great honor of asking Lynn H. Cohick, a renowned expert on Paul, a few questions about Paul’s letters (namely Philippians and Ephesians). The author of a Philippians commentary as well as a commentary on Ephesians, Dr. Cohick... Continue Reading →

‘Overcomer’ Movie Review

[By Linda Moldovan] Overcomer (out in theaters now) is yet another in a long line of family-friendly, overtly Christian movies that have become increasingly popular (albeit in mostly Christian circles). Written and directed by, and starring Alex Kendrick, it's a... Continue Reading →

“Gospel Allegiance” Book Review (Part II)

While my first review of Matthew Bates' latest book dealt with his Introduction and opening chapter, here I will deal with the book as a whole. Gospel Allegiance brings out important questions, many of them being questions Christians have debated for... Continue Reading →

Philippians For Today: a Conversation with Stephen Fowl

I had the great honor of asking Dr. Stephen Fowl a few questions about Paul's letters to the Philippians. The author of a commentary on Philippians (which I heartily recommend!) as well as Ephesians, Dr. Fowl is proffesor of theology at Layola... Continue Reading →

Gospel Allegiance, Matthew Bates (Book Review, Part 1)

In Matthew Bates' newest release Gospel Allegiance (here I will be dealing with the introduction and opening chapter), the reader is immediately alerted to a problem: by and large Christians are missing the mark as to what the gospel actually... Continue Reading →

Christianity: “The Poor Man’s Religion”

Televangelist Kenneth Copeland is now facing flack over an interview gone wrong where he is pressed about his lavish lifestyle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LtF34MrsfI Much can be said about this interaction, but I want to bring to the surface something he said at... Continue Reading →

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