Caste Aside: India’s New President Has ‘No Room for Christians’

Church leaders believe Hindu nationalism will outweigh the Dalit leader’s lower-caste loyalties. Ram Nath Kovind, India’s new president who took office today, represents an unusual case of a little-known politician from the country’s lowest caste, the Dalits, rising to power. However, as others champion his victory, India’s Christian minority—the majority of whom are Dalits themselves—know… Continue reading Caste Aside: India’s New President Has ‘No Room for Christians’

Interview: From Jonathan Edwards to Jerry Falwell

Pulitzer Prize–winner Frances FitzGerald looks at the long history behind evangelical political activism. There’s a familiar story about evangelical political activism that begins with the 1960s. The country’s mores were changing rapidly, and evangelicals, alarmed by a retreat from traditional values, awoke from decades of political slumber and charged back into the arena, launching the… Continue reading Interview: From Jonathan Edwards to Jerry Falwell

Why Evangelism Requires Both Logic and Loveliness

An apologist argues that beauty and imagination are key to faith formation. Paradoxically, we live in an age of both unprecedented information access and widespread religious illiteracy. Never has there been more material available on the rational and historical grounds for Christian faith, yet our Western culture is becoming ever more secularized. Increasing numbers of… Continue reading Why Evangelism Requires Both Logic and Loveliness