The Incarnation Is Forever — Vernacular

In 1937, fundamentalist radio broadcaster and activist Carl McIntire published a widely distributed pamphlet entitled “Why Should Christians Be Kind to the Jews?” At the outset of the Second World War, the pamphlet was written to deter Anti-Semitism in America, Nazi Germany, and across the world. As a prominent figure in the emerging Religious Right,… via …

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Donald Trump and the Evangelical Vote

By Obbie Todd For years scholars have debated the validity of “secularization theory,” the idea that, as society progresses, religion will irrevocably lose its authority in the public square and in society as a whole. In his monumental work A Secular Age (2007), philosopher Charles Taylor described this view as the “disenchanting” of the world …

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William Perkins: 3 Reasons the Spirit Drove Christ into the Wilderness to be Tempted

By Obbie T. Todd While a student at Christ’s College at Cambridge, William Perkins (1558-1602) experienced his conversion after overhearing a woman in the street chiding her disobedient child. Much to his surprise and humiliation, the mother alluded to him as “drunken Perkins.” According to Perkins, this experience then propelled him to reform his ways …

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