Controversy
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Going by the book

Religion | Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch’s constitutional originalism contrasts with his church’s evolving view of the Bible
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/24/17, 09:41 am

When new Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch heard oral arguments on the high court for the first time in mid-April, he quickly asked a Justice Department attorney, “Wouldn’t it be a lot easier if we just followed the plain text of the statute?”

It was a good question from a justice known as an originalist—a judge aiming to follow the plain text of the law and of the Constitution, as its framers originally wrote it.

A similar question could be helpful for the church Gorsuch attends.

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Ages between days

Q&A | Oxford professor offers a different Creation theory
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/08/17, 09:31 am

John Lennox, 73, is an Oxford University professor of mathematics and philosopher of science. He has written apologetics books such as Gunning for God: Why the New Atheists Are Missing the Target and Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science.

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Life beyond clickbait

Lifestyle | Seeking Christ, not flashy trappings, in Scripture
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/08/16, 10:17 pm

Probably all of us have given in at some point to clickbait—provocative but often misleading internet headlines designed to generate online advertising revenue by drawing readers. So is it time for “The Clickbait Bible,” as tongue-in-cheek proposed by Nancy Bynum on thebookofnan.com? Here are her sample headlines:

“Showdown at Mount Carmel: The Prophets of Baal Insult Hebrew God … Prophet Elijah Immediately Shuts Them DOWN.”

“Think This is Just a Normal Stable in Bethlehem? Just Wait Until You See Who’s Inside …”

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