The Tale of Two Presidents at Southwestern Seminary
The Tale of Two Presidents at Southwestern Seminary

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.

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Should Abused Women (or Men) Stay with Their Spouses?
Should Abused Women (or Men) Stay with Their Spouses?

By: Roger Olson
Sometimes, separation and divorce are necessary even when the particular cause is not spelled out in the Bible as an exception to the otherwise unbreakable covenant of marriage.

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35 Million Above U.S. Poverty Level Lack Funds for Basic Needs
35 Million Above U.S. Poverty Level Lack Funds for Basic Needs

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.

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Profiles in Goodwill: John Pierce
Profiles in Goodwill: John Pierce

By: EthicsDaily.com Staff
John Pierce is executive editor of Nurturing Faith Journal & Bible Studies (formerly Baptists Today).

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When the World's Burning, Who Needs Poetry?
When the World's Burning, Who Needs Poetry?

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.

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Is There Hope for Evangelical Women? - Part 2
Is There Hope for Evangelical Women? - Part 2

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.

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Can Churches Help Society Find a New 'New Normal'?
Can Churches Help Society Find a New 'New Normal'?

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?

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Is There Hope for Evangelical Women? - Part 1
Is There Hope for Evangelical Women? - Part 1

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?

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This 1 Assumption Could Be Dangerous for Your Church
This 1 Assumption Could Be Dangerous for Your Church

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.

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Southern Baptist Resolution Calls Social Justice 'Evil'
Southern Baptist Resolution Calls Social Justice 'Evil'

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."

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Living in the Shadow of Those Women - 2,000 Years Later
Living in the Shadow of Those Women - 2,000 Years Later

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.

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Barna: Personal Evangelism Wanes Among U.S. Christians
Barna: Personal Evangelism Wanes Among U.S. Christians

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.

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