The word “dignity” has different and very important shades of meaning. The traditional concept of human dignity in the Western world is based on recognizing that human beings possess intrinsic value. “Human dignity” has typically been understood as the inherent worth of a human being—people are valuable simply because they are humans. This has been… Read More Human Dignity and the Christian Faith — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.
On October 2, 2019, the entire nation was shown what it means to let one’s light shine for Christ in what was the clearest and most powerful way I’ve ever seen in my adult life. Many are aware of the tragic story of Botham Jean, a citizen of God’s kingdom and member of the body… Read More What Botham Jean’s Brother Taught Me About Christianity — Jon Mitchell, Editor (Editorial: November/December, 2019)
Plagiarism is serious business in academia. When most people hear the term, they might equate it with “copying” or “borrowing,” thus overlooking the seriousness of the offense. In truth, plagiarism involves not only the outright theft of intellectual property but passing off someone else’s ideas as one’s own. Some critics today argue that Christianity plagiarized… Read More Did Christianity Plagiarize The Mystery Cults? — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.
The story is told about a British conference on comparative religions attended by the famed apologist C. S. Lewis. During one session in which a number of scholars vigorously debated the uniqueness of the Christian faith, Lewis wandered into the room and asked, “What’s the rumpus about?” Those present told him they were debating whether… Read More The Uniqueness of Christianity — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.
Our inquiry is a personal one. “Why are we Christians?” Indeed, each of us owes an enormous debt to those who have gone on before us, from the faith of Abraham to the courage of restorationists like Guy N. Woods. Many of us would not be Christians if it were not for our familial heritage,… Read More Why Are We Christians? — Stephen Scaggs
The lengths to which society and government have gone in order to force acceptance of certain sinful behaviors is nothing short of appalling. As of this year, 9 states in the United States have legalized same-sex marriage (Connecticut, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, and Washington). Additionally, it is legal in the… Read More First Stop: Homosexuality. Next Stop: Pedophilia – Spencer Strickland