Christianity

What is Hell?

Source: The Conversation The recent dispute over whether Pope Francis denied the existence of hell in an interview attracted wide attention. This isn’t surprising, since the belief in an afterlife, where the virtuous are rewarded with a place in heaven and the wicked are punished in hell, is a core teaching […]

Mormonism’s Global Future

Source: The Wall Street Journal By John G. Turner   It took a long time for a quintessentially American church to go global. In April 1853 Hosea Stout and two other Mormon missionaries stepped off a boat in Hong Kong. They expected immediate success: Their church’s apostles had promised they […]

Dozens of evangelical leaders meet to discuss how Trump era has unleashed ‘grotesque caricature’ of their faith

Source: The Washington Post By Sarah Pulliam Bailey April 16 at 10:00 AM Email the author Wheaton College. (Sarah Pulliam Bailey) About 50 top leaders of major evangelical institutions will attend an invitation-only gathering this week to discuss the future and the “soul” of evangelicalism at a time when many of them are […]

For many, Christianity and Trumpism are synonymous. These evangelicals are pushing back.

Source: Vox Lynchburg’s Red Letter Revival brought “pro-testifiers” to Jerry Falwell Jr.’s door. By Tara Isabella Burton@NotoriousTIBtara.burton@vox.com  Apr 12, 2018, 3:30pm EDT SHARE Alex Wong/Getty Images Lynchburg, Virginia, became the site of a battleground over the future of American evangelicalism last weekend. On one side of the conflict was Liberty University, the […]