Civility and tolerance when absolutes clash

David Gushee

What we all can learn from Indiana and its aftermath.

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Prayers for Holy Week

David Gushee

Holy Week prayers from the author's co-edited 2012 book, Yours is the Day, Lord, Yours is the Night.

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ISIS: Responding to its spiraling evil

David Gushee

An analysis of the spiraling depravity of the brutality theatre offered by ISIS, and thoughts on how Christians should respond. 

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Killing Kelly: An open letter to Georgia's Christian citizens

David Gushee

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

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Making sense of climate change

David Gushee

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

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The painful inevitability of moral conflict

David Gushee

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

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Reflecting on the contributions of Martin Luther King Jr.

David Gushee

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

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What I have said about torture since 2006

David Gushee

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

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For unto us a child is born

David Gushee

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

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Reinhold Niebuhr, Eric Garner and white privilege

David Gushee

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

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Thanksgiving Day, 2060

David Gushee

On marriage, covenant and Thanksgiving Day, 2060.

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‘Gone Girl’: Money, marriage, madness and media in Missouri

David Gushee

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

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What I have learned: The LGBT Issue, conclusion

David Gushee

Ten lessons learned in writing this series on LGBT issues.

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A dual-narrative tour: The LGBT issue, part 16

David Gushee

What is going on here? Two very different ways Christians today are “seeing” shifting attitudes on the LGBT issue. 

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Transformative encounters and paradigm leaps: The LGBT issue, part 15

David Gushee

How paradigm shifts (or leaps) in biblical interpretation have often occurred through surprising encounters with God and people. 

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