Which Western Civilization? https://t.co/Wc8owjTdDb Philip Jenkins via @anxious_bench @PatheosEvang
Join the fight against racism, @JemarTisby urges @Baylor crowd https://t.co/QZM10HrYAe @BaptistStandard
Baylor’s Center for Christian Music Studies Receives $1.2 Million Grant from Lilly Endowment… https://t.co/nMDtpLGnQf
Diverse Group of Religious Leaders Reminds U.S. Senators: Religious Tests for Public Office Are Wrong, Unlawful… https://t.co/vMtn78Rt96
What a remarkable lecture today from @JemarTisby before a packed house at @Baylor! You should check out his new boo… https://t.co/YeLiWosNnk
Jan. 17: Jemar Tisby lecture at @Baylor - "How to Fight Racism" - register here to attend! https://t.co/R2vSn8oHG6… https://t.co/4f1CveqE28
"There is a long history of judicial nominees being treated with suspicion because of their religion. It needs to s… https://t.co/QtvovPkLSx
Asia Rising: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Follow Jesus https://t.co/d1kkOY2vz1 via @kateshellnutt @OpenDoors @CTmagazine
The Coptic Christian Tradition Workshop, Feb. 6 at Baylor, featuring presentations from Philip Jenkins, Paul Dilley… https://t.co/sXcODHp6U3
The Danger of Politicized Pastors https://t.co/Cn89nrdZo2 Thomas Kidd @TGC

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Byron R. Johnson: “The Story Behind Billy Graham’s Prison-Built Casket” — The Gospel Coalition

Graham died last Wednesday at 99 years old, and despite his fame and profound global influence, this humble religious leader will be buried in a simple plywood box built by an unlikely person.

 

Freedom of Belief Bridges America’s Divides A new charter restates America’s commitment to liberty of religion and conscience.

By William A. Galston
After extended and sometimes difficult dialogue, agreement was reached on the American Charter of Freedom of Religion and Conscience, signed by 75 distinguished Americans and released in Washington Nov. 29.  
Evangelicalism After Billy Graham by

As soon as word broke about the death of Billy Graham, the most influential Christian evangelist of the twentieth century, scholars and admirers began asking: “Will there ever be another Billy Graham?” The consensus seems to be “no.”

 

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The Coptic Christian Tradition Workshop @ Treasure Room, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Coptic Christian Tradition Workshop @ Treasure Room, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
Egypt’s Coptic Christians are heirs to one of the very earliest and most creative traditions of the faith. Christianity’s roots in Egypt date to the first century, and for centuries afterwards Egypt was distinguished for[...]
Bruce Hindmarsh Lecture @ Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
Feb 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Bruce Hindmarsh Lecture @ Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
Evangelicals and the Rise of Natural Ethics. Can you be good without God? It was in the 18th century that ethics began to separate from religion. Moral philosophy was in many ways looking for an[...]
Gerald R. McDermott Lecture @ Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Gerald R. McDermott Lecture @ Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
Everyday Glory: Jonathan Edwards and the question of natural revelation Does God reveal himself not only through Scripture but also through nature?  Jonathan Edwards said Yes and Karl Barth said No.  This lecture will explore[...]
Evangelicals and the Bible: A Symposium to Honor David Bebbington @ Paul Powell Chapel, Truett Seminary, Baylor University
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm
Evangelicals and the Bible: A Symposium to Honor David Bebbington @ Paul Powell Chapel, Truett Seminary, Baylor University
The history of evangelical Christianity has seen an enormous flowering of scholarship over the past four decades, spurred in part by interest in understanding Christian conservatism in the U.S. and by the remarkable expansion of[...]


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Freedom of Belief Bridges America’s Divides A new charter restates America’s commitment to liberty of religion and conscience.

By William A. Galston
After extended and sometimes difficult dialogue, agreement was reached on the American Charter of Freedom of Religion and Conscience, signed by 75 distinguished Americans and released in Washington Nov. 29.  
Evangelicalism After Billy Graham by

As soon as word broke about the death of Billy Graham, the most influential Christian evangelist of the twentieth century, scholars and admirers began asking: “Will there ever be another Billy Graham?” The consensus seems to be “no.”

 

Byron R. Johnson: “The Story Behind Billy Graham’s Prison-Built Casket” — The Gospel Coalition

Graham died last Wednesday at 99 years old, and despite his fame and profound global influence, this humble religious leader will be buried in a simple plywood box built by an unlikely person.

 
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Feb 6 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Treasure Room, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
Egypt’s Coptic Christians are heirs to one of the very earliest and most creative traditions of the faith. Christianity’s roots in Egypt date to the first century, and for centuries afterwards Egypt was distinguished for[...]
Feb 18 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
Evangelicals and the Rise of Natural Ethics. Can you be good without God? It was in the 18th century that ethics began to separate from religion. Moral philosophy was in many ways looking for an[...]
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Cox Lecture Hall, Armstrong Browning Library, Baylor University
Everyday Glory: Jonathan Edwards and the question of natural revelation Does God reveal himself not only through Scripture but also through nature?  Jonathan Edwards said Yes and Karl Barth said No.  This lecture will explore[...]
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – Sep 20 @ 6:30 pm Paul Powell Chapel, Truett Seminary, Baylor University
The history of evangelical Christianity has seen an enormous flowering of scholarship over the past four decades, spurred in part by interest in understanding Christian conservatism in the U.S. and by the remarkable expansion of[...]