New Book: Called into Questions
We need not fear questions. By the grace of God, we have the safety and security to rush headlong into them and find ourselves better for it on the other side.
As evangelicals watch megachurches and other institutions wobble in their convictions about marriage, we have sought to buttress support by elevating the traditional view of the doctrine to a matter of orthodoxy.
The LGBT movement was shaped by the animosity of populist evangelical rhetoric and tactics.
Current infertility and procreation practices suggest a profound crisis in how we understand the significance of human life.
The emerging discussion about in vitro gametogenesis and other types of multi-parent technologies demands renewed attention to why children do well with only two parents, and why those parents do best to procreate in the ordinary way, even with all its inefficiencies, burdens, and failures.
As the specter of full-dress theocracy has dimmed, attention has shifted to a distinct but overlapping phenomenon: Christian nationalism.
Whatever else we say about the relationship between our responsibilities to protect the lives of those who are most vulnerable, we cannot pretend that these decisions are easy.
Pervasive consumption of pornography dulls the mind: if we delightedly give ourselves over to falsehoods, we lose our ability to sort truth from fiction.
Matthew Lee Anderson has asked many a question about questioning itself, and the result is a thought-provoking book, full of wisdom and grace, that opens the windows of the mind and allows fresh air to blow through our debates and discourse.
author of The Thrill of Orthodoxy, Rethink Your Self, and This Is Our Time