• Church history •
October 31, 2008
Do American evangelicals have anything to learn from Jonathan Edwards? It’s been 250 years since his death, but his influence on American evangelicalism remains ever-present. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler marks Reformation Day with a conversation with historian Greg Wills about Jonathan Edwards as well as the broader legacy of the 16th century Protestant Reformation.
May 28, 2008
The controversy surrounding the “Gospel of Judas” raises significant and important questions for intelligent Christians. How are we to understand this document? What does this text suggest in terms of theology? How do we put the entire question into context?
May 28, 2008
When the National Geographic Society and a team of designated scholars announced the “discovery” and release of the document known as the “Gospel of Judas” the international media went after the story with a frenzy. Headlines around the world claimed that the discovery would force a complete reconstruction of Christianity.
January 22, 2008
The history of African-American theology raises one key question — What happened? Thabiti M. Anyabwile, now senior pastor of the First Baptist Church, Grand Cayman Islands, answers this question in The Decline of African American Theology: From Biblical Faith to Cultural Captivity [InterVarsity Press]. Anyabwile traces a road from biblical orthodoxy to theological liberalism in the mainstream of African-American theology.
December 5, 2007
Can a true Christian deny the virgin birth? This question would perplex
the vast majority of Christians throughout the centuries, but modern
denials of biblical truth make the question tragically significant. Of
all biblical doctrines, the doctrine of Christ’s virginal conception
has often been the specific target of modern denial and attack.
December 3, 2007
Just last year, the National Geographic Society announced the discovery of a third-century Gnostic text called “The Gospel of Judas.” The Society timed its announcement to support the commercial success and maximize the media impact of a book and television program dedicated to the text.
October 30, 2007
At least one prominent evangelical has suggested that the Reformation is “over” and it is time for Protestants and Roman Catholics to reconcile. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler welcomes church historian Carl Trueman for a helpful analysis of the very real and substantial theological divide that exists between historic Protestantism and Roman Catholicism.
October 4, 2007
For some time now, commentators have noticed the marked numerical decline of America’s mainline Protestant denominations. And, in case you haven’t noticed, these denominations have been embroiled in controversy and threatened by unprecedented schism. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler welcomes historian Greg Wills into the studio for a helpful conversation on American religious life in…
July 18, 2007
Mary Zeiss Stange is a professor of women’s studies and religion at Skidmore College in New York and a member of USA Today’s Board of Contributors. In an article published in the paper’s July 9, 2007 edition, Stange suggests that mainline Protestant churches should ask, “What would Luther do?,” on the issue of homosexuality.
June 15, 2007