The hysteria over Indiana's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act is appalling. The law does absolutely nothing that isn't already done in 19 other states (which also RFRAs) and it has no substantial difference to the laws signed by President Clinton and then-Illinois senator Barack Obama (in 1998). Andrew Walker: All that a Religious Freedom Restoration [...]
Nicholas Kristof says that missionary doctors like Stephen Foster interrupt the common liberal narrative about evangelical Christians: Most evangelicals are not, of course, following such a harrowing path, and it’s also true that there are plenty of secular doctors doing heroic work forDoctors Without Borders or Partners in Health. But I must say that a [...]
Collin Garbarino responds to John Dominic Crossan's "nonviolent" reading of the Bible, or more specifically, his use of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount as a hermeneutical control: In Crossan’s understanding of the Incarnation, Jesus came to tell us to share and to avoid violence, and it’s up to us to follow his advice. Jesus the [...]
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