A Pew survey found that Republicans consider it better to be an atheist than a Muslim, while Democrats say being an atheist is preferable to being a Mormon.

Published in Social Issues

A series of Lilly Foundation grants and several large-scale evangelistic events demonstrate the continued importance and effectiveness of preaching. But being relevant without catering to the culture is a challenge.

Published in Culture

Alan Culpepper — the only dean Mercer University’s McAfee School of Theology has known over its nearly two-decade-long history — has announced that he is turning over the reins to new leadership at the end of this academic year.

Published in People
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 11:42

Do you solemnly swear — on this Kindle?

An ambassador was recently sworn in with her hand on an e-reader instead of the Bible — a move some described as “very 21st century,” while pastors and theologians differed on its symbolic implications. 

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Mercer University Professor Richard Wilson was installed March 13 as president of the Liberia Baptist Theological Seminary.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 11:05

A passion to serve Liberian Baptists

Mercer University Christianity professor Richard Wilson will lead the Liberia Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014, a position that will require him to rebuild the infrastructure, faculty and image of the war-torn institution.  

Published in People
Thursday, 21 November 2013 20:26

C.S. Lewis 'claimed by everyone'

Christian theologian's ability to write with clarity and imagination enamored millions and made difficult theological concepts accessible to the average Christian, experts say. Lewis died Nov. 22, 1963.

Published in People
Monday, 11 November 2013 11:19

Debating doctorates in a missional world

Post-modern church author and speaker Brian McLaren says doctorates and other advanced degrees will have a place in missional and other church movements, while others doubt that Millennials and many young Christians will care their pastor has a Ph.D. 

Published in Theology