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Dr. David Gushee believes that sometimes the conversations that are uncomfortable are the most important. As Mercer University's D»
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About Center for Theology and Public Life:

The Mercer Center for Theology and Public Life (CTPL) promotes public dialogue, research, and constructive solutions related to important public issues to which theology and ethical reflection can make a significant contribution. The CTPL plans, hosts, and supports events that model civic, constructive, and substantive conversation about major issues in public life such as poverty and economic justice, human rights, crime and the death penalty, international peacemaking, biomedical ethics, family and sexuality, church-state relations, national identity, immigration, et ...

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It’s time to speak honestly about sex
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Christian Faith, Moral Values and Public Service: Two Views from Capitol Hill
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Scott Boren explains further the church's role in the relationship between missions and theology.
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Ben Simpson shares the five most inspiring and thought-provoking books on Christian spiritual growth he's read.
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How can clinical pastoral education (CPE) help a pastor?
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Book: Religious Faith, Torture, and Our National Soul
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Based on a nationwide representative sampling of more than 4200 young people and adults the survey data show that people from ages 5 through 13 have a 32% probability of accepting Christ as their Saviour. Young people from the ages of 14 through 18 have just a 4% likelihood of doing so while adults (ages 19 through death) have only a 6% probability of making that choice.(Barna Research Group)  What's up with that? Is this for real? Is God les»
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When my parents became Christian in the late 1970s, one of the first things they did was send me to private Christian School. More than anything, they wanted to protect me from the world. Secular culture was something to be feared. The world was a scary place and public middle school and high school seemed to typify the scariness of our society. My parents were anything but wealthy, but they made the decision to send me to a private Christian mi»