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May 23, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Spring 2022 issue of Eikon. Thaddeus J. Williams. Confronting Injustice without Compromising Truth: 12 Questions Christians Should Ask about Social Justice. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2020. Over the past ten years, many neo-Marxist ideas have been smuggled into the church under the cover of the Trojan...
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May 23, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Spring 2022 issue of Eikon. Mary Ziegler. Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020. Laws are never neutral. Even the most mundane, benign regulations communicate values prized by a particular society. Speed-limit laws prioritize public safety...
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May 23, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Spring 2022 issue of Eikon. Isaac Adams. Talking About Race: Gospel Hope for Hard Conversations. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2020. Over the last couple of years, I’ve had conversations with quite a few pastors across the country, men desperately trying to walk their churches through our...
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May 23, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Spring 2022 issue of Eikon. Beth Allison Barr. The Making of Biblical Womanhood: How the Subjugation of Women Became Gospel Truth. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2021. I was driving one day and turned on NPR. I was clearly tuning in part way through an interview....
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May 23, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Today’s release of the Spring 2022 issue of Eikon: A Journal for Biblical Anthropology marks the beginning of its fourth year in publication. The topic for this seventh issue of Eikon is the family. While providing cultural analysis and historical perspective, we hope that this issue brings renewed appreciation for the most basic institution of civilization and God’s...
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May 23, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Spring 2022 issue of Eikon. Paul C. Vitz, ed. The Complementarity of Women and Men: Philosophy, Theology, Psychology & Art. Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 2021. In his encyclical Familiaris Consortio, Pope John Paul II stated that there was a “natural complementarity that...
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