Tag Archives: Protestantism

The Tipping Point

America- where Protestants are a minority now… For the first time in its history, the United States does not have a Protestant majority, according to a new study. One reason: The number of Americans with no religious affiliation is on … Continue reading

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The Word ‘Evangelicals’ Means Anything its Users Want it to Mean- So It Means Nothing

For instance, the phrase ‘Evangelicals for gay marriage‘ illustrates the point.  Evangelicals (in the historic sense of the word) can no more be ‘for’ gay marriage than they can be ‘for’ any other activity or behavior renounced in Scripture.  ‘Evangelicals … Continue reading

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Life in God: John Calvin, Practical Formation, and the Future of Protestant Theology

Matthew Myer Boulton’s new volume arrived thanks to the kindness of Eerdmans for review.  Here’s how they describe it– Readers of John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion often regard this masterwork of doctrine as a cold, sterile, and merely … Continue reading

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Allan Bevere on the ‘Cancel Church on Christmas Day’ Question

And Allan, being way nicer than me, actually poses it in the form of a question- asking readers to offer their views about whether churches ought to cancel worship services on Christmas Day when Christmas falls on Sunday (as it … Continue reading

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What’s This??? A Reporter Does a Story on the Bible and Actually Gets it Right and Interviews People who Know it???

It’s a miracle.  And it’s about time that reporters actually research biblical topics instead of just consulting Wikipedia or whatever idiotic source they stream to. So thank you, Mr. Blake, for restoring my faith, momentarily, in the Fourth Estate. “It … Continue reading

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