Scot McKnight

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Thank God, I Was Wrong: What I Learned From Opening Up About My Faith

After a powerful, positive response to last Sunday’s column about going public with her newfound Christian faith, Ana Marie Cox felt a coda was in …

Criminal serving his sentence with monks pleads to be sent back to prison... because monastery life is too hard

• Thief David Catalano found living with Capuchin monks at a Santa Maria degli Angeli community in Sicily tough<p>By<p>A convicted criminal who was serving …

Mark Twain, American Diplomat?

You might be surprised by what the author accomplished on his adventures abroad.<p>As his fame as an author and humorist grew, Mark Twain increasingly gained access to the most glittering palaces and persons in the world. It was a long step up from the muddy streets and ramshackle riverfront docks of …

Only One Group in America Is Having Enough Babies to Replace Itself. What Could That Mean for Education?

For a peek at the future, don’t look in a crystal ball.<p>Look in a maternity ward.<p>A baby prepares for baptism in Fernando, California. (Image via Marco Antonio Torres/flickr)<p>In a Thursday report on the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Stateline blog, analysts laid out the increasingly Hispanic future of the …

On Earth As It Is in Heaven: Living God’s Will through Our Daily Work

My friend Tyler Wigg-Stevenson, author of <i>The World is Not Ours to Save</i>, tells the story of finding the will of God along a mundane path. …

When You Hate Church

Many Christians leave churches because they are wounded and become resentful. Here are the survival skills you need to stay connected to God and His …

Fr. Richard McBrien, theologian and church expert, dies at 78

Fr. Richard McBrien in a classroom at Notre Dame University (NCR photo/David Kamba)<p>Fr. Richard McBrien, who as a scholar brought distinction to a …

A Response to Owen Strachan on Cultural Courage

Owen Strachan has written a piece at his blog <b>thoughtlife</b> called <b>“Cultural Capitulation to Homosexuality is Not Courageous.”</b> Strachan is Assistant …

Christianity

The “Feminization” of the Church

The “Feminization” of the Church<p>January 9, 2015 by Suzanne Calulu<p><i>by Kristen Rosser cross posted from her blog Wordgazer’s Words</i><p>In recent years a lot …

German Protestants to revise landmark Luther Bible | DW | 06.01.2015

Martin Luther, the man who sparked the Reformation in the early 16th century, was not only an astute theologian but also a clever wordsmith. In …

We Ask A Scholar: How Does Ridley Scott's 'Exodus' Compare With The Bible's?

For nearly a century, Hollywood has been turning out cinematic adaptations of the biblical book of Exodus. There have been Technicolor versions, animated versions and even a silent version. Now, filmmaker Ridley Scott has a 3-D contribution: <i>Exodus: Gods and Kings</i>.<p>NPR's Robert Siegel asks Robert …

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