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“Shall the Evangelicals Win?”: A 2022 Update of Harry Fosdick’s 1922 Sermon, “Shall the Fundamentalists Win?”

by Rodney Kennedy Book Cover for Fosdick’s Shall the Fundamentalists Win? Or, The New Knowledge and the Christian Faith. Image via Amazon. Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State...

Sin is Something Others Do

by William Trollinger Jerry Falwell, Sr. Photo by  William Sauro of the New York Times. In her magisterial work, The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America, Frances FitzGerald brilliantly explains a dynamic at the very heart of the contemporary Christian Right....

Every Child is a Gift…Except When They Aren’t

by Emily Hunter McGowin Today’s post is from Emily Hunter McGowin, who  is Associate Lecturer of Theology at Wheaton College. She is the author of Quivering Families: The Quiverfull Movement and Evangelical Theology of the Family. She holds a PhD in...

One Woman’s Journey from Evangelicalism to Agnosticism

by Jennifer Jones Hamilton Jennifer Jones Hamilton is an Instructional Assistant and Substitute Teacher with Carroll County Public Schools in Eldersburg, Maryland, as well as an application reviewer for Teach for America.  She has a bachelor’s degree in...