Jim Denison

Jim Denison

Jim Denison is president of the Denison Forum on Truth and Culture and theologian-in-residence for the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

 

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What's wrong with gay marriage?

In this final installment of FaithLines, Jim Denison tries to shed more light than heat on the controversial subject of gay marriage.

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Osama bin Laden, one year later

It's been a year since Osama bin Laden was killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Newly released documents obtained from his compound indicate that the former al Qaeda leader was fearful of other terror groups. He wanted to focus exclusively on the United States, and especially wanted to take down planes carrying Gen. David Petraeus and President Obama.

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The future of the Arab Spring

I am writing from Israel, where I lead a study tour each spring. From this vantage point, the status of the Arab Spring after a year is especially relevant. What is the future for this conflicted region? What is its continued significance for the West? Read More

The Bible and Obamacare

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (commonly known as Obamacare) is the most hotly debated legislation of our time. Its fate now rests with the Supreme Court, which recently heard three days of oral arguments regarding its constitutionality and promises a ruling by late June. Read More

The iPad and your soul

The latest iPad is now in stores. Actually, that's probably not true. Apple can't keep up with the demand. Pre-orders were sold out in two days. Analysts expect the latest version of Apple's tablet computer to sell more than any model before. Read More

Should America attack Iran?

Should America attack Iranian nuclear sites? A recent exchange sponsored by Foreign Affairs highlights three options. Read More

Lent for Baptists

If you're like me, you grew up in a Baptist church where Lent was a foreign word. Like all things Catholic, it was ignored if not rejected. In recent years, I have come to see the error of our ways. I am now convinced that Lent holds enormous promise for us. This ancient discipline can be a pathway to healing and hope in our fractured, fearful world. Read More

America is drunk

Keith Ablow is a forensic psychiatrist and graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He made national headlines recently with a column titled, "America is Drunk."

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How to change our culture

Do American Christians make a difference in our culture? A recent Pew Research Center report suggests that we want to.

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