History

‘Duck Dynasty’ and the struggle over Christianity

Recent controversy over a TV reality show is part of a battle that has been going on throughout Christian history.

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Between heaven and hell

The deaths of JFK, C.S. Lewis and Aldous Huxley all on the same day prompted one author to imagine what the three might say to each other at a meeting in the hereafter.

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Prison songs

In times of hardship, singing “brings out the soul.”

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New strides toward freedom

Whatever else the Trayvon Martin case means, it compels us to continue, even extend, realistic conversations and actions related to the incessant dilemmas of race and racism in America.

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Celebrating the Ninth of July

The freedoms that Americans celebrate on July 4 didn’t apply to many citizens until nearly a century later, when the 14th Amendment guaranteed all citizens equal protection under the law.

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Faithful apologies

What makes Christian conviction turn to apology?

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Honoring the real Lottie Moon

Lottie Moon concluded she must listen to God rather than the traditionalists of her day.

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Shaming women into silence

The early church provided equality to women for church leadership, only to have -- within a short time -- the gospel message distorted to justify women’s subordination to men.

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Woman named to lead British Baptists

Lynn Green, currently a regional minister in the Baptist Union of Great Britain, was elected the union’s general secretary by the Baptist Assembly on Saturday.

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A tribute to H. Leon McBeth

Longtime church historian Leon McBeth is remembered as "one of the true freedom-loving Baptists of recent times."

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