The ‘Dogma of Revelation’ revisited (again)

Bill Leonard

Truth is, Christians have long changed, adapted or overlooked “timeless” dogmas.

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Appalachian preaching: ‘A Hart Cheareing and Affecting Surmond’

Bill Leonard

The gospel implications proclaimed by mountain preachers could re-form our own religious dilemmas.

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‘He Tells Me I Am His Own?’ Maybe …

Bill Leonard

As numbers of persons distance themselves from the nurture and evangelical witness of the church, now what?

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Debtors!

Bill Leonard

Love may be easy; it’s the neighbors who are difficult

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If they are black

Bill Leonard

It may be less immediately important that our churches be integrated than that we recommit ourselves to listening to one another.

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Protecting Christians and Yazidis: Elusive religious freedom

Bill Leonard

Barbarisms in the name of religion demand a response.

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Wars and rumors of … religion

Bill Leonard

With war comes bad religion, masquerading as authentic faith.

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Apocalyptic sex: Lest we forget

Bill Leonard

Christian history suggests the Church just can’t resolve the flesh/spirit dilemma, past or present.

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A sense of the heart

Bill Leonard

Religious experiences lead Christians to diverse, even disparate, actions in the world.

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Flower fights

Bill Leonard

Some Baptists are employing floral-based acronyms to articulate different conversion processes.

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Holy woman

Bill Leonard

Maya Angelou extended holiness to some would-be ministers who continue to lighten “heavy loads” in the church and the world.

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A meditation on inequality

Bill Leonard

What does the new Gilded Age mean for the church?

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Ceremonial prayer

Bill Leonard

As an old-timey Baptist, I don’t put much stock in it.

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The Clansman

Bill Leonard

The shootings in Kansas during Holy Week make clear that an attitude of white supremacy endures.

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The War on Poverty: A young Baptist’s experience

Bill Leonard

As probably the first white person to work for blacks in Dallas County, Texas, my thinking was transformed in profound ways.

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