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A leading religious journalist who is a columnist and editor at the Toronto Star has written a sort of handbook for thinking about Islam historically, theologically and politically. Siddiqui, a Muslim from India, writes with clarity, wit and balance, though not without moral passion.

Christian Preaching: A Trinitarian Theology of Proclamation

Contemporary Christian homiletics has taken a wrong turn. Reaching out to speak to the world, we fell in—face down. Too troubled by what our audience could and could not hear, we reduced the gospel to a set of sappy platitudes that anybody could accept and no one could resist.

Humble Leadership: Being Radically Open to God's Guidance and Grace

As part of a comprehensive review of our curriculum at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, we recently asked laypeople from around the country what qualities they want in their pastors.

Aimee's America

"America! Awake!” Thus did evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson rouse interwar audiences to do battle against communism and atheism.

Reading the Bible with the Dead

Probing questions lie beneath contemporary disputes about biblical interpretation: How can the Bible be used to promote justice rather than to excuse injustice?