The Perils and Power of Charity
Naomi Haynes

Earlier this month I was invited to join some friends at a local pub for a screening of Jennifer Arnold's highly acclaimed documentary, ...

Bold, Beautiful, and Broken06.18.15
Matthew Kaemingk

Evangelicals in America have long debated the issues of Christianity and culture. These debates have all too often been founded on a series ...

Night of a Thousand Crimes06.18.15
Dayna Clemens

The living room is dim and stuffy. Dust motes hang in the air. Walter Neff, insurance salesman, is about to help Phyllis Deitrichson, blonde ...

This Is My Body08.20.15
Matthew Loftus

Our food is killing us. That's the consensus of policymakers, politicians, scientists, and environmental advocates—from the excess ...

The System Worked08.19.15
Robert Joustra

Amidst the orgy of dystopian alarmism that has swept global markets since 2008, Daniel Drezner has taken a piece of crucial advice from Douglas ...

The Nearest Thing to Life08.16.15
Phil Christman

To that often-asked question, "What is the value of literary criticism?", one of the simplest answers is: it introduces. It was the book critic ...

Captives of the Prophet06.18.15
David A. Hoekema

In northern Uganda, 18 years before Boko Haram's mass kidnapping from a girls' school in Nigeria, 200 pupils were taken by force ...

A Travelogue of the Interior08.07.15
Bronwyn Lea

I confess I am something of an armchair tourist. I travel when I have to, but many of the world's great destinations also have, in addition ...

The Clear Cut, the Cutthroat, and the Cascade Effect06.18.15
Matthew Dickerson

Just off the deck of the small cabin where I am writing, a cutthroat trout lives in a shallow pool beneath the shade of an overcut bank and ...

The Nigerian Jihad06.18.15
Philip Jenkins

Over the past year, we have heard many wrenching stories about ancient Middle Eastern Christian communities confronting violent assaults ...

Man in Crisis06.18.15
Alan Jacobs

I must begin this review of Mark Greif's The Age of the Crisis of Man by declaring an interest. I am currently at work on a book tentatively ...

Re-Writing My Life06.18.15
Holly Ordway

I'm a New Englander, with all of a New Englander's deep-seated reserve. I'm also painfully shy; the two things don't always ...

Purity and Danger06.18.15
Joel Robbins

On one level, the premise of Timothy Larsen's new book is straightforward. If you are like most people who know anything at all about ...

Adam’s Ancestors07.14.15
The Historical Adam: John Wilson

For those who want to read more about the historical Adam, I have a book to recommend: Adam’s Ancestors: Race, Religion, and the Politics ...

Reading Carefully, with Charity07.13.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: John H. Walton

In response to the essays of my colleagues, I have chosen to identify the statement(s) that I most resonate with and those about which I ...

No Adam, No Original Sin, No Christ07.09.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: William VanDoodewaard

In his recent interview with John Wilson here at Books & Culture, Karl Giberson aptly notes that "many evangelicals … recognize ...

The Tragic Artistry of God07.08.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: John Schneider

In the current controversy among evangelicals over the story of Adam and Eve, several issues have become tangled, and we need to untangle ...

Musings on Our Speculations07.06.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: Harry "Hal" Lee Poe

I'll begin by responding to Karl Giberson, who criticizes reliance upon the "received wisdom from the past" and mentions "sacred ...

Demythologizing Adam: Case Unproven07.02.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: Hans Madueme

The opening reflections in this roundtable exchange are another reminder that my views on Adam and the fall strike most scholars as obscurantist, ...

Comments on Roundtable07.01.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: Denis O. Lamoureaux

I thoroughly agree with Karl Giberson's main conclusion in his paper: "There is no original sin and there was no original sinner." ...

On Heroic Efforts to Save the Historical Adam06.30.15
The Historical Adam, Round 2: Karl Giberson

I want to thank everyone in this discussion for taking the time to engage the question of the historical Adam. I’d like to respond ...

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