Should we abandon the term or work to revive it? Theologian John Stackhouse weighs in.
Author - Jonathan Merritt
Jonathan Merritt is senior columnist for Religion News Service and a contributing writer for The Atlantic. He has published more than 2500 articles in outlets like USA Today, The Week, Buzzfeed and National Journal. Jonathan is author of "Jesus is Better Than You Imagined" and "A Faith of Our Own: Following Jesus Beyond the Culture Wars." He resides in Brooklyn, NY.
Pearcey's razor-sharp mind combined with a compelling personal story makes her a powerful, if undervalued, champion for conservatives.
Fear is largely seen as a psychological issue. But it is also a spiritual issue, according to author Benjamin Corey.
Every day, six Christian women are reportedly raped, sexually harassed or forced to marry under threat of execution due to their faith.
While American Christians are a privileged majority, their brothers and sisters in many places are a persecuted minority.
Last October, evangelicalism was rocked by the launch of ChurchClarity.org, an organization that reports churches’ LGBTQ+ policies and rates...
Talking about public policy may not seem like a festive activity, but it is sorely needed.
Some people choose to live in houses filled with covered mirrors, but Christians cannot afford to be those kinds of people.
Julie Roys says feminism may have contributed to our current crisis and fundamentalists may be making it worse.
It is time for the two groups to set aside their differences and unite for the common good.
Caleb Wilde says many churches teach that "death, and our mortality, is at heart both shameful and has little to no redeeming value."
(RNS) — 'Human sexuality is not,' writes Barbara G. Wheeler, 'the decisive issue that determines whether a church body is acceptable or not.' (COMMENTARY)
(RNS) — Who knew that a simple meeting between a preacher and a pundit would be so controversial? But it starts to make sense when you consider the preacher...
(RNS) — Prominent pastors are finding themselves on the hot seat thanks to a new group's efforts to call out leaders who lack clear stances, writes Jonathan...