Tag: jonathan merritt


On David Gushee’s Dishonesty

Earlier this week David Gushee continued his sad decline with a cowardly piece for Religion News Service. It’s all par for the course for progressive evangelicals like Gushee, of course, which is why I’m generally not too bothered by what they say....

/ August 24, 2016

Evangelicalism After Trump: The religious left isn’t a solution.

Ruth Graham’s latest in Slate is, to the surprise of no one who reads her regularly, a well-done, interesting take on the future of American Christianity. You should read the whole thing, but the excerpts below gets at the key...

/ May 17, 2016

In Search of Sanctuary: Reviewing Young Evangelical Memoirs

“All I wanted was a safe place to be. Like so many, I was in search of sanctuary.” ~ Rachel Held Evans I. Exhaustion On a cold rainy day in the suburbs of Chicago, Addie Zierman’s mom pulled into school...

/ July 23, 2015

A Faith of our Own: A Review of Jonathan Merritt’s New Book

Jonathan Merritt is a friend, someone who I think very highly of and who has been enormously kind to me.  We don’t always agree, as I outline in my review of his new book A Faith of our Own, but...

/ May 25, 2012