Theology Archive

Why an Atheist Might Not Think the Bible is All That Special

How could anyone reject the Bible? Believing in the Bible’s divinity can be pretty tough once you begin to read it like any other book.

3 for Thursday: 3 Takeaways from the Lifeway Survey of American Prayer

According to a new Lifeway survey, 48 percent of Americans pray every day and, surprisingly, not all pray for their favorite sports team.

What College (and Seminary) Students Don’t Know About Religion

College students studying religion think they know what it is, but they are often wrong. Here are some things worth knowing when studying religion.

What the Bible Looks Like When Compared to Fantasy Fiction

While comparing the Bible to fantasy fiction is not likely to settle well with about 28 percent of Americans, I did exactly that for On Faith this week.

3 for Thursday: 3 Examples of Pre-scientific Medicine in Art

From drilling holes in heads to sperm filled with little men, there's no doubt that medicine today is much better than it's pre-scientific origins.

What If My Younger Self Friended Me on Facebook?

If by some strange experiment of internet time travel you were friended by your younger self on Facebook, would accept it?

3 for Thursday: 3 Examples of Believing is Seeing

When we look into the clouds, sometimes what we find is exactly what we were looking for in the first place.

3 for Thursday: Three Reasons History is Not Theology

When a church historian sets out to tell you what God is doing during the Protestant Reformation, he or she stops being an historian.
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