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How Could Anyone Reject the Bible? Because Reasons

Believing in the Bible’s divinity can be pretty tough once you learn a thing or two.

7 Bible Words to Use When Talking to Evangelicals and Pentecostals About Climate Change

People concerned about climate change must draw the world’s fastest-growing Christian groups into the conversation.

Tony Campolo to His Humanist Son: “I Leave Judgments in the Hands of God”

Bart Campolo, the son of a famous evangelical leader, is now the humanist chaplain at the University of Southern California.

10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About the Bible

The 10 Commandments of Bible Reading.

Praying A Sermon Into Existence

I’m coming to see prayer as the archaeological dig that precedes any great discovery.

Five Books That Saved the Bible for Me

When the Bible was dead to me, these books brought it back to life.

Hobby Lobby President Says New Museum’s Only Mission Is the Bible

For Steve Green, controversy over his Museum of the Bible simply proves the holy book’s timeless intrigue.

The Bible’s Solution to Our Debt Problem

A rabbi shows how in the Bible, the moral responsibility of debt falls on the creditor, not the borrower.

My Father Repented of “Christian Spanking” Too Late

My father’s old-fashioned discipline was rooted in the advice and example of his community, his parents, and his church.

Why Your Bible Feels Like Fantasy Fiction

Six ways in which the Bible makes more sense if read as a work of fantasy.

Who’s Afraid of a (Mostly) Fictional Bible?

Christians who pick and choose what to believe in the Bible may be on a slippery slope to secular humanism — and that’s just fine by me.

Don’t Let This Viral Video Represent Christianity

The Christianity displayed in this video of parents harassing and beating their gay son is a false gospel.

How My Diabetes Diagnosis Taught Me to Run

I had to start exercising so that I wouldn’t die. But the threat of death turned out to be the wrong motivation.

The Atheist Minister

Gretta Vosper says prayer is “being attuned to the world” and church “has to be on the edge of whatever is next.” Is her congregation the future of church?

Who’s Afraid of a (Partly) Fictional Bible?

How 2014’s Bible controversies give evangelicals a chance to read scripture more faithfully.

Michael Gungor: Christians Should “Let Scientists Do the Science”

A Q&A with the popular singer-songwriter in the wake of a drummed-up controversy over his views on the Bible.

Is the Bible a Guide to War? Or Peace?

Four steps to understanding how the Bible — in the story of Jesus — offers a solution to its own violence.

How Atheists Can Overcome a Reputation of Arrogance

Why — and how — we should work with religious believers for the common good.

4 Ways Christian Fundamentalists Get Progressive Christianity Shockingly Wrong

Fundamentalist Christians have taken over the faith. It’s time for followers of Jesus to take it back.

The Best Bible Verse-Checks in the History of Rap

These fifteen songs prove that many of the best MCs can hold a mic in one hand and a Bible in the other.