Leadership for the Other

by Jack Carson This article was originally published as the first article in the Fall 2020 edition of Faith and the Academy, the journal published by the Center for Apologetics every year. Training Champions for Christ is the mission of Liberty University, and by extension, the task of every faculty member at this institution. Throughout […]

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Progressing From ‘A Theology of the Disciplines’ to ‘A Theology For Vocation’

by Dr. Benjamin K. Forrest Progression is natural. My youngest son is learning the alphabet with his mom before he learns to read at school. My grade school daughter is learning the commutative property of addition before she learns algebra. Learning is always built upon prior knowledge. Progression is natural, it is good, and if […]

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Redemptive Storytelling: Reimagining the World through a Hopeful Lens

Logan Prince graduated from Liberty University in 2019 with degrees in Journalism and Theology and Apologetics. Since graduating, he has been working as a producer at Bellevue Baptist Church in Nashville, TN. Stories matter. Worldview stories shape perspectives. Fictional stories instill values. The grand narrative of the Bible influences, well, everything. Stories fill a perennial […]

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The City of God and the City of Man

by Dr. Mark D. Allen The unimaginable happened. It was dream crushing. They had placed their hope in the grand wedding between the Empire and Christianity. This marriage of imperial power and a transcendent God captured the imaginations of those who imbibed the lure of its unlimited potential for peace, prosperity, and triumph. According to […]

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Make ‘Christian’ Engagement with the Arts More…Christian

By Brett McCracken The “arts and theology” subgenre of evangelical discourse is livelier than ever before. There are countless blogs, journals, books, conferences, and university programs devoted to exploring the intersection of faith, creativity, and the arts. Since I started publishing film reviews in Christian magazines some 15 years ago, I’ve been encouraged by much […]

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How to Be a Friend at All Times (Even When You Don’t Have Time)

By Winfree Brisley One day each month I open the mailbox and find a delightful surprise. Mixed in with the bills and junk mail is a beautiful magazine: Southern Living. I gaze at the cover photo of a delicious-looking pie or beautifully decorated room, and—for just a moment as I linger on the front porch—I imagine […]

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Narcissism & the Reflections of “Me”: Interdisciplinary Engagement from Psychology and Youth Ministry

By Dan Logan and Troy Temple After a full day of work and teaching university students aged 18-29, my wife asked me (Dan), “how was class today?” This was a typical question, and somewhat routine, for which I often answered with an expected positive response. However, this time it was different. Earlier that day I […]

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Theological Music: An Interview with Keith Getty

By Keith Getty, Benjamin K. Forrest Recently, Keith Getty took some time to have a conversation with the managing editor of “Faith and the Academy,” Benjamin K. Forrest. Getty, perhaps best known for his hymn, “In Christ Alone” is a hymn-writer, producer, worship leader, and author (“Sing” B&H, 2017). Along with his wife, Kristyn, he […]

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Cultural Engagement in Medicine and Healthcare: Mortality vs. Eternity

By Kenneth J. Dormer Death! Did that get your attention? Death thoughts, more than nearly any other kind, cause us to take account of ourselves. Death’s harsh reality is suppressed in younger persons who rarely think about mortality; however, with age and maturation we become ever more aware of its impending truth. When engaging our […]

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Cultural Engagement in Business and Economics: Asking “What if?” and “What ought to be?”

By Andrew T. Light Economics is not always the location in which Christians first think to engage culture, but economic realities touch the lives of each person in unique, personal, and profound ways. Thus, as Christians, we must see business and economics as a domain in which we are obligated to engage culture with grace […]

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