After the 2015, San Bernardino terrorist attack, Jerry Falwell, Jr. encouraged Liberty University students to consider securing concealed carry permits for protection on campus. The extent to which Falwell’s critics doubled down on stricter gun control as a spiritual mandate was quite alarming. One evangelical scholar wrote in response to Falwell, “if Christians care about … Continue reading Is Gun Control a Spiritual Mandate?
This week marked the one-year anniversary of the tragic and fatal protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. Soon after this event two evangelical historians sent out an open letter on racism soliciting signatures from “Christian scholars of American history, politics, and law.” I know and deeply respect both scholars and their decision to produce and promulgate this … Continue reading Charlottesville One Year Later: Why I Did Not Sign the Open Letter on Racism