Evangelical Resources http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog Evangelical Resources for the 21st Century Thu, 11 Jan 2007 06:11:21 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en Without God, Gall Is Permitted Sam Schulman has written a worthwhile commentary on the new atheists: Without God, Gall Is Permitted What is new about the new atheists? It's not their arguments. Spend as much time as you like with a pile of the recent anti-religion books, but you won't encounter a single point you didn't hear ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=81 The Art/Science of Anime/Manga Tonight marked the first night for LIT 3311: The Art/Science of Anime/Manga, a class being offered for the first time this spring at UT Dallas. As a result, I intend to be posting more regularly on issues related to Japanese anime and manga and its unusual relationship with western culture. For ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=80 Urbana 2006 - Chad Thompson Audio recordings of Chad Thompson speaking to over 2,000 students at the Urbana 2006 conference have been posted on iTunes as well as on Chad's website "Loving Homosexuals as Jesus Would." The talk is about 45 minutes long followed by an interesting Q&A session. The MP3 can be streamed or downloaded ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=79 Unprotected: A Campus Psychiatrist Reveals How Political Correctness in Her Profession Endangers Every Student The following article is a must read for students on University campuses and parents of current students. It briefly reviews a new book called "Unprotected" which focuses on the excesses of sexual liberation being promoted through student health centers at University campuses - feel free to ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=78 Open letter calls on Local Churches/Living Stream Ministry to Renounce Doctrines This is a major answer to prayer with regard to the ongoing situation with the Local Church. Please pass the URLs and information attached along. An Open Letter: To the Leadership of Living Stream Ministry and the "Local Churches" http://www.open-letter.org/ More than 60 evangelical Christian scholars and ministry leaders from seven ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=77 Urbana 2006 and Mission through the Lens of AIDS This week I am at the Urbana 2006 Mission Conference, being held this year in St. Louis Missouri. It has been an interesting time to meet students from around the world and talk with them about their missional intentions that will have a major impact upon the direction of their ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=76 December 10th: International Human Rights Day December 10 marks the celebration of International Human Rights Day, so chose as the date of the original United Nations adoption of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. While human rights issues touch every individual life, Christians have long had a special interest in the defense of human dignity. This ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=75 On the Alleged Paganism of Christmas We're coming up on the holidays again, a time where certain claims are made about Christmas being rooted in pagan holidays and festivals, or claims that Christians should refrain from celebrating Christmas due to its allegedly pagan roots. Most often these sorts of claims come up from certain fringe groups ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=72 Nick Pollard on the place of worldview in postmodern apologetics Recently, Scot McKnight posted an entry on his blog on the subject of Emerging Evangelism, in which he stated that "[l]ogic isn’t as effective as it once was." By implication, we would assume that our primary evangelistic approach should eliminate or at least seriously downplay the place and role of ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=69 Spencer Burke, A Heretic’s Guide to Eternity, and Early Fallout When Scot McKnight visited Spencer Burke back in July, Spencer gave Scot a copy of his new book, A Heretic's Guide to Eternity in bound proofs to read and review. Spencer Burke, as most readers here know, is the leading voice behing TheOoze, a website that for years has been ... http://www.evangelicalresources.org/blog/?p=70