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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
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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November 22, 2021 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Fall 2021 issue of Eikon. Andrew T. Walker. Liberty For All: Defending Everyone’s Religious Freedom in a Pluralistic Age. Grand Rapids, MI: Brazos Press, 2021. Christians often defend their own right to worship freely and live out their faith in the public venue, but are sometimes...
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