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At the Bar, the Night after Roe v. Wade was Overturned

by William Trollinger The Bar at the Hilton Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati. Last Saturday night, Sue and I were at the Hilton Netherland Plaza bar in Cincinnati. We fell in love this bar after our very first visit to the Creation Museum, and it remains our go-to stop...

Whither Evangelical Colleges?: The LGBTQ+ Moment is Here

by William Trollinger Graduating Seattle Pacific University students hand rainbow Pride flags to Interim President Pete Menjares while receiving their diplomas. Image via Religion News Service. Fact #1: Approximately 2/3 of evangelicals between the ages of 18 and 35...

The Bible Told Them So: An Interview with J. Russell Hawkins

by William Trollinger J. Russell (“Rusty”) Hawkins is Professor of Humanities and History in the John Wesley Honors College at Indiana Wesleyan University. He is also author of The Bible Told Them So: How Southern Evangelicals Fought to Preserve White Supremacy, which...

Learning About Abortion at VBS

by Brian Kaylor and Beau Underwood  Editor’s Note: Rev. Brian Kaylor is editor and president of Word&Way – which we strongly urge you to support – as well as the host of the podcast, Baptist Without an Adjective.  Today’s post appeared originally at...

EricTales: The Story behind the Metaxas Word Salad

by Camille Kaminski Lewis Camille Kaminski Lewis is an Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. She holds a Ph.D. from Indiana University in Rhetorical Studies with a minor in American Studies. Her...