David Gushee

David Gushee

David P. Gushee is senior columnist for faith, politics and culture for Baptist News Global. He is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University.

An open letter to Georgia’s Christian citizens on the eve of a controversial scheduled execution.

Monday, 16 February 2015 06:05

Making sense of climate change

An ethicist son joins with his scientist father in a co-written article about the science, politics and ethics of climate change. 

Monday, 02 February 2015 06:00

The painful inevitability of moral conflict

Why moral conflict is inevitable, and what we can learn from it and do about it. 

On this year’s holiday, here are seven things I admire deeply about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 

Monday, 05 January 2015 06:05

What I have said about torture since 2006

Reviewing my engagement against torture since 2006, in light of Christian complicity and the Senate CIA report. 

Monday, 22 December 2014 06:02

For unto us a child is born

“For unto us a child is born”: Reflections on a grandson, 2014, and Christmas.

What Reinhold Niebuhr’s stark realism teaches us about our current racial crisis.

Friday, 21 November 2014 09:43

Thanksgiving Day, 2060

On marriage, covenant and Thanksgiving Day, 2060.

A popular book and movie holds up a broken mirror to how we live now. 

Ten lessons learned in writing this series on LGBT issues.

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