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A Short Biblical Theology of Marriage: A Conversation with Ray Ortlund

Dec 16, 2016 | Justin Taylor


Dane Ortlund sits down with his father, Ray, to talk about the latest book in the Short Studies in Biblical Theology series, on marriage and the mystery of the gospel.

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A Woman of Whom the World Was Not Worthy: Helen Roseveare (1925-2016)

Dec 07, 2016 | Justin Taylor


The death of an English medical missionary who served in the Congo for several decades, changing the lives of tens of thousands of Africans and also enduring unimaginable horrors.

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Trying to Think through the Logic of Abortion Rights

Nov 23, 2016 | Justin Taylor

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Is a fetus a person and can we know it? A philosopher looks at four logical possibilities when it comes to abortion. Another philosopher looks at six possible rationalizations to get around the belief that it is wrong to deliberately take an innocent human life. Finally, we look at an objection that making abortion illegal would cause mothers to be imprisoned.

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A Confession of 7 Sins on Election Day

Nov 08, 2016 | Justin Taylor


“We confess these sins on behalf of ourselves and our nation, casting ourselves wholly on your great mercy in Christ.”

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The Theological Liberalism Behind the Conservative Biblical Proof Text for American Christian Revival

Nov 07, 2016 | Justin Taylor


“If my people who are called by my name, humble themselves, and pray and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” Why this verse should not be used about the land of the United States, bypassing the cross of Jesus Christ.

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The Only Four Things You Need to Read in Response to the Hatmakers

Nov 02, 2016 | Justin Taylor


If you’re like me, you get weary of all the “hot takes” in response to the evangelical controversy of the month. But the best critics teach us even in their criticism. Here are the four best articles I’ve read on the subject this week.

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Rosaria Butterfield Responds to Jen Hatmaker’s Blessing of LGBT Sexual Relationships as “Holy”

Oct 31, 2016 | Justin Taylor

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The bestseller author, popular speaker, and reality TV star Jen Hatmaker has said that LGBT relationships can be holy and that they are our brothers and sisters in Christ. Rosaria Butterfield pens a poignant response.

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The Burial Place of Jesus Exposed for the First Time in Centuries: An Interview on What It Originally Looked Like and How We Know This Is the Right Location

Oct 27, 2016 | Justin Taylor

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National Geographic reports that scientists have exposed the original surface of what is traditionally considered the tomb of Jesus Christ. But what did the tomb originally look like, and how do we know for sure this is the right spot? I pose these questions to the world’s leading expert on the ancient archaeology and architecture of Jerusalem.

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Why Would Good Christians Ever Complain About Faith-Based Family-Friendly Films?

Oct 26, 2016 | Justin Taylor


“The challenge for anyone who has set out to make a film for Christians is to not give the audience what they want, but to give them something good instead.”

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An Evening with C.S. Lewis

Oct 25, 2016 | Justin Taylor

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A one-man show by British actor David Payne creatively presents C.S. Lewis as a man and thinker.

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The New ESV Reader’s Bible: Six-Volume Set

Oct 11, 2016 | Justin Taylor


This beautiful six-volume smyth-sewn black-letter Bible, typeset in a single-colum paragraph format without verse numbers, chapter numbers, or footnotes and printed on high-quality European book paper, is now available for 50% off.

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“Choose You This Day Whom You Will Serve” (Or, The Problem with Christian Wall Art)

Sep 26, 2016 | Justin Taylor

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A classic case of the “right doctrine from the wrong text.”

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The Stories of Two Barths: Chaser or Gateway Drug?

Sep 09, 2016 | Justin Taylor


The editor of an introduction to Barth’s Church Dogmatics argues that we should view Barth as a gateway drug, not as the chaser that ends the party.

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Why Protestants Need to Use Tradition When They Read Their Bibles

Sep 06, 2016 | Justin Taylor


As J. I. Packer once said, “Tradition is not infallible, but neither is it negligible, and we impoverish ourselves if we disregard it.”

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What Is the Longest Book in the Bible? (Hint: It’s Not the Psalms)

Sep 05, 2016 | Justin Taylor


Calculating the longest book of the Bible isn’t quite as easy as it seems. You can’t count chapters. Or verses. Or even English words. Here’s how to do it, along with the results.

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