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A bank full of beggars

The Parcast Network’s Conspiracy Theories podcast recently did a four-episode deep dive into the supposed mysteries of the Vatican. While some parts were interesting and some were just silly, it opened with what I thought …

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Peace with Graham

One of my pastors offered a humorous shorthand for dealing with the complexities of defining American evangelicalism when I was a teenager. He repeated the joke, popular at the time, that an evangelical was anyone …

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What Has Jesus to do with John Wayne?

Title: Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted A Faith and Fractured A Nation Author: Kristin Kobes Du Mez Publisher: Liveright Kristin Kobes Du Mez’s Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted A …

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Unheralded Departures

  Beth Moore’s departure from the Southern Baptist Convention has captured a great deal of attention. Rightly so from one perspective. Moore built a devoted following over the course of forty years teaching the Bible …

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Exvangelical: Peeps just in time for Easter

In 1953, Russian immigrant Sam Born purchased the Rodda Candy Company and promptly replaced the handcrafted marshmallow chick line with the cold mechanization of mass production to make Peeps. What was once the work of …

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Profundity and Absurdity

The two aging gladiators met on a makeshift wooden platform outside the Rhea County Courthouse in Dayton, TN. The most famous courtroom scene in American history did not even take place in a courtroom. The …

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Exvangelical: Are We the Good Guys?

Editor’s Note: The term exvangelical has come into vogue recently as more people deconstruct (another trending word) their faith. All the Faith on View authors come from evangelical movements either, Baptist or Pentecostal, and all …

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