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.

Monday, 22 June 2015 06:05

A final commentary on the day’s news

David Gushee’s last column as a regular BNG columnist covers four significant news stories of the moment: Charleston, Pope Francis on the environment, Baptists on gays and church decline.

About a year ago I began a public rethinking of “the LGBT issue” in this space. Three things I have learned since then.

How ministers can save lives by helping suicidal people stay away from their own guns.

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How we arrived at the polarized red/blue, right/left America we all now live in.

Monday, 30 March 2015 10:24

Prayers for Holy Week

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

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

Monday, 16 March 2015 06:05

ISIS: Responding to its spiraling evil

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

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. 

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