(RNS) — Hawkins' story points to evangelical Christians' difficulties with Islam, but it also raises questions about what it means to be an ally and what exactly embodied solidarity means.
DENVER (RNS) — It's become important for scholars to share their knowledge in an era of fake news and religious divisions. It's also become dangerous.
(RNS) — 'Same God' premiered late last month at the LA Film Festival in Los Angeles, selling out so quickly the festival added a second screening. Several more screenings are planned, including showings this month in New Orleans and Chicago.
No he did not.
(RNS) As Christians prepared to mark 500 years since Martin Luther -- one of history's great heretics, or heroes, depending on your point of view -- 2016 found them debating theological questions most thought had been settled a millennium ago.
(RNS) "After 30 years attempting to advocate for a particular kind of American public life," writes David Gushee, "I feel a deep sense of powerlessness in relation to where our culture and politics are going."
(RNS) A new study suggests Americans as a whole hold seemingly incompatible beliefs on the nature of God and heaven.
(RNS) Do Muslims and Christians worship the same God? One filmmaker is exploring the question raised by the controversy over a former Wheaton College professor's comments.
Wheaton asked for comments. James Skillen (and family) answered.
(RNS) She will join the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia.
CHICAGO (RNS) Wearing the hijab, said Larycia Hawkins, was a way of “trying to position myself with my Muslim sisters.” That’s what solidarity is, said the former Wheaton College professor.
(RNS) The conflict between the school and a professor who tried to show solidarity with Muslims is itself emblematic of where American evangelicalism is today.
Conservative and progressive evangelicals need to let each other go, acknowledging that they have become two separate religious communities.
After awhile this wasn't about Dr. Hawkins at all, but about the future of American evangelicalism.
CHICAGO (RNS) “My journey at Wheaton College is part of my journey,” said Hawkins. “It’s not the end of my journey. There are no goodbyes -- only good memories,” Hawkins said.