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Fear by Natalia Marinych

Being Christian In an Age of Fear

Are we living in a generation of fear? It’s not as simple a question as it might seem. It requires digging underneath the seemingly endless sediment of distraction and medication that frees millions of Americans every day from the task of reflection. Fear, like love, is usually only identified by its extreme manifestations, those things which we call “paranoia.” Yet […]

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Interior of the Palatine Chapel in Aachen

Christianity Thrives Under The Carolingian Empire (732-814)

Jesus Christ Savior | The Carolingian Empire was among the most significant early medieval empires in Europe. It

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What Are The World’s Major Religions?

There are about 4,300 religions of the world. Nearly 75 per cent of the world’s population practices one of the five most influential religions of the world: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. Christianity and Islam are the two religions most widely spread across the world. These two religions together cover the religious affiliation of more than half of the […]

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Christianity Isn’t Just Another ‘Lifestyle Choice’

Christianity Isn’t Just Another ‘Lifestyle Choice’

As many believers can attest, Christianity is the ideal program for life. Its moral code empowers the individual and brings order to a society. Its liturgy allows for people of different backgrounds to come together as a real community. Its message of divine charity humbles the proud, lifts the poor, and heals all wounds, while its message of hope enables […]

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The Decline of Christianity In the US by Generation, Christian, Unaffiliated, and Other Faiths

Decline of Christianity in the United States

Americans are rapidly self-identifying themselves as religiously unaffiliated, and especially less frequently as Christians, according to a report released by the Pew Research Center. The Pew Research Center compiled the report about Americans’ religious practices using data collected through random-digit-dial (RDD) political polling conducted in 2018 and 2019. “The religious landscape of the United States continues to change at a […]

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The Victory of Reason- How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success

The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success

Author: Stark, Rodney Title: The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success. ISBN: 1-4000-6228-4 Length: 281 pp Published by: New York: Random House, 2005 Rodney Stark is a sociologist and historian of religion at Baylor University whose work I have much admired, especially The Rise of Christianity. He writes in a direct, no-nonsense way, perhaps […]

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What is Orthodoxy?: A Genealogy of Christian Understanding.

A Remarkable History of Christian Self-Understanding

by Gil Bailie | French historian Antoine Arjakovsky has written a penetrating exploration of the struggle to keep or

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Being ECWA Today: ECWA Identity and Sense of Belonging in Christ in an Age of Challenge

Being ECWA Today: ECWA Identity and Sense of Belonging in Christ in an Age of Challenge

by Emmanuel Datiyong Akanet | Reclaiming ECWA Believers’ Identity and Sense of Belonging in Christ: A Problem of Christian Identity Download Reclaiming ECWA Believers’ Identity and Sense of Belonging in Christ I had the privilege of participating in the Lord’s ministry in Nigeria for twenty-eight years before I came to Asbury Theological Seminary in the fall of 2004, and I […]

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How Does the "Selfie Culture"Affect Young Women Today?

How Does the “Selfie Culture” Affect Young Women Today?

by Rachel Marie Stone | It’s not healthy to dwell too much on how

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The Christians, the Soviets, and the Bible

The Christians, the Soviets, and the Bible

Phil Christman | ‘The Americans’ has handled Christianity in a way unlike almost any other show.
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