David P. Gushee is an author at Religion News Service.
Why Trump’s electoral crisis is really a moral crisis
(RNS) — The president’s inability to accept the truth is doing more than delaying a transition, it’s poisoning our society.
Christian higher ed can’t win the LGBTQ debate unless it transforms
(RNS) — At Christian schools across the country, an eruption over LGBTQ policy may be only a day away.
The Rev. David Gushee: Get ready for a new, post-white evangelicalism
RNS asked some of the country’s top faith leaders, scholars and activists to consider what changes the religion landscape will see in 2019. Find all their predictions here. I predict that in 2019 post-white evangelicalism will show signs of finding its footing. This will look like a whole lot of people trying to create new vision, […]
RNS Best of 2017: After 30 years, a farewell column
(RNS) — David Gushee closes his column to return to life as a scholar — leaving behind culture wars and the fights over and within evangelicalism.
The Rev. David Gushee: A crossroads for white evangelicals
(RNS) We asked the Rev. David Gushee, a prominent Christian ethicist, to consider what 2018 will mean for religion.
After 30 years, a farewell column
(RNS) — ‘Perhaps voices will emerge that will enable us to find new ways forward together, past the screaming and the litigation, through a return to deeper theological and ecclesial wellsprings. I pray that this is so,’ writes David Gushee.
American Christianity’s divisions go all the way down
The reality of a hopelessly divided American Christian scene.
Charlottesville: What I said from the pulpit yesterday
White supremacist Christian nationalism must be clearly repudiated by all followers of Jesus Christ.
We knew what we were doing: Gushee on Trump, 2015-2016
We had every reason to know what kind of president Donald Trump would become.
When the evangelical establishment comes after you
(RNS) — Whatever abuse you take for standing with LGBTQ people is nothing compared to the abuse they suffer every day.
When the homeless and mentally ill wander into church
(RNS ) — I admit my own discomfort about our homeless and mentally ill visitors.
It’s time to worry about leftist fundamentalism, too
Liberal politics also shows alarming tendencies in our polarized culture.