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Review of Systematic Theology (Vol. 2), The Beauty of Christ: A Trinitarian Vision

Review by Robert Letham, the Gospel Coalition The eagerly awaited second volume of Douglas Kelly’s Systematic Theology does not disappoint. Carrying on from his earlier volume on the…

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Movie review: The Song

The only thing that was disappointing about going to see The Song was that my husband and I were literally the only people in the theater. Please, go…

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The best things about the boring parts of the Bible

By Nancy Guthrie, Desiring God Let’s admit it, there are certain parts of the Bible we skim because . . . well . . . because we think…

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New book relevant for Christians thinking carefully about the gay marriage debate

Review by Derek Brown, The Gospel Coalition With the recent launch of Evangelicals for Marriage Equality, Robert Reilly’s latest work, Making Gay Okay: How Rationalizing Homosexual Behavior Is…

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Review: Defending the free market

Book review by Ryan Helfenbein, The Gospel Coalition (Review written in 2012) Already this presidential race has provoked countless controversies. The party conventions exposed a diverse range of value systems,…

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Movie brings to light struggles millenials have with contemporary American Christianity

Believe Me is a new film from Riot Studios about a college senior, Sam Atwell, who finds out he can’t graduate due to a problem with his scholarship money; he…

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You can’t argue with a dying Calvinist: Presbyterian pastor, perishing parishioner

By Bill Smith, The Christian Curmudgeon This post is a follow-up to “This Minister Lost His Faith” which you can read here. With both I am reflecting on the…

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Movie brings a struggle with faith to life in an authentic way

“Believe Me” is a new film from Riot Studios, whose producers are Will Bakke, Michael Allen, and Alex Carroll. The film is the story of a college senior…

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Where did the church’s influence go?

By Mark Mellinger, The Gospel Coalition In the midst of American culture’s rapid-fire moral changes, whose seeds were actually sown decades ago in the sexual revolution, many Christians…

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Book review: Big God

Review by Matt Merker, The Gospel Coalition How big is your God? Is he big enough to handle epidemics of disease in Africa and cries of injustice in…

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