Tag Archives: Timothy Dalrymple

Are Politically Engaged Conservative Christians Idolaters?

In his recent Christianity Today (CT) blog post, New Testament scholar Scot McKnight defends recently retired CT president Mark Galli’s hubristic diktat about the necessity—in Galli’s view—of Trump’s removal from office:

Whether Mr. Trump should be removed from office by the Senate or by popular vote next election—that is a matter of prudential judgment. That he should be removed, we believe, is not a matter of partisan loyalties but loyalty to the Creator of the Ten Commandments.

Trump’s removal from office would inarguably result in the election of a man or woman who endorses, among other things, human …

Posted in Faith, Media Watch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Are Politically Engaged Conservative Christians Idolaters?

Evangelical Academics and the “Bad” War

By Joe Carter, FirstThings.com

 “Foes of gay rights are now seen by the press as fighting the bad war, roughly analogous to Vietnam,” wrote Fred Barnes in The Weekly Standard. “Pro-lifers are waging the good war, like World War II.”  Timothy Dalrymple has an excellent post examining this analogy and shares a story that most evangelical editors can relate to:

Consider this little bit of anecdotal information. As an editor and director for a large religion website now, I can tell you: It’s substantially easier to find Christians and evangelicals to write on the abortion issue than it is to

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Evangelical Academics and the “Bad” War