By: Mitch Randall Paige Patterson was removed as president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, but trustees gave him a golden parachute, making it clear that it pays well to keep the party line and keep women in their place.
By: EthicsDaily.com Staff Nearly 51 million households in the U.S. lacked funds to buy basic necessities in 2016, a United Way study says, including nearly 35 million above the U.S. poverty levels yet still unable to afford basic needs.
By: Lee Camp "What is poetry's role when the world is burning?" one poet asks. Indeed, in an often mad and violent world, artistic expression seems an indulgent diversion from reality. Artists like Bob Dylan, however, would disagree.
By: Beth Allison Barr If evangelical Christians are going to change their attitudes toward women, we have to better educate Christians about the reality of women's roles in church history. Seminary textbooks are a good place to start.
By: Colin Harris Our society seems to be entering a new normal where anti-community perspectives trump concern for the well-being of parts of our human family and our planet. Can ethical guidance from the church help?
By: Beth Allison Barr A nationally known Bible teacher blogs about the misogyny she endured for decades in her ministry. A seminary president is called to account for his misogynist attitude and actions. Is there hope for evangelical women?
By: Bill Wilson Many things we assume are shared values are actually called into question every day. One of the signs of a healthy church and a healthy leader is giving focused attention to the fundamentals.
By: Zach Dawes A resolution calling social justice "evil" could be up for a vote when Southern Baptists meet for their annual meeting in June. The disheartening move brings to mind the fear-based rhetoric of the "fundamentalist takeover."
By: Merriana Harrelson In passages from two New Testament epistles, women were rebuked to be silent in church. For 2,000 years, we've lived in the shadow of those women as these passages have been used to deliver soul-crushing blows.
By: EthicsDaily.com Staff The number of U.S. Christians who feel they have a personal responsibility to share their faith has declined over the past 25 years, a new report says, from 89 percent in 1993 to 64 percent today.