David Gushee

David Gushee

David P. Gushee is senior columnist for faith, politics and culture for ABPnews/Herald. He is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University.

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 15:58

The death penalty system is broken

The U.S. death penalty system is broken. A new report outlines numerous problems and needed reforms.

Monday, 28 April 2014 17:50

A Tribute to Glen Stassen

Glen Stassen died on Saturday, April 26th, in Pasadena. A brief tribute from one of many blessed by his life and ministry. 

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 17:55

That pesky word ‘Evangelical’

A road map to what the term “evangelical” means, and why progressive evangelicalism still holds great appeal to this author and many others.  

A Holy Week reflection on becoming a church of confession rather than judgment. 

The now-famous Hobby Lobby case finally has been argued before the Supreme Court, with a decision expected in June. Their claim, on balance, should be denied.

On the “ex-SBC”: The columnist responds to his many respondents related to his trilogy of articles on moderate Baptists. 

Two ways the demise of Christian America will be good for the Church. 

Don't celebrate just yet. Today I want to talk about what there is to mourn with the end of Christian America. 

Monday, 17 March 2014 15:09

Saying goodbye to Christian America

The ultimate Christian social ethics issue may be the fact of declining Christian cultural power – and its fallout. This is the context within which every particular moral issue is contested. 

My description and diagnosis of the lack of theological identity and clarity in the ex-SBC world seems to have struck a chord. Where do we go from here? The ex-SBC world, part III.

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