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November 16, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. M. D. Perkins. Dangerous Affirmation: The Threat of ‘Gay Christianity.’ Tupelo, MS: American Family Association, 2022. While walking our dogs together last week, my neighbor Malcolm wanted to know why I do not support gay marriage. Did I not understand, he...
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November 16, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. Mark A. Yarhouse and Julia A. Sadusky. Gender Identity and Faith: Clinical Postures, Tools, and Case Studies for Client-Centered Care. Downer’s Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2022. Introduction The intersection of gender identity struggles, pastoral care, and counseling methodology is a Gordian...
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November 16, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. Gregg R.Allison. Embodied: Living as Whole People in a Fractured World. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2021. The human body can be a neglected aspect of our Christian theology, but it is at the center of current cultural attention. We acknowledge that...
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November 16, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. Mark Regnerus. The Future of Christian Marriage. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. Where is marriage headed for Christians? That is the question Roman Catholic sociologist Mark Regnerus tackles in his new book. He writes “This is a book about how modern...
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November 16, 2022 By Jonathan Swan
Editors note: the following book review appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. Joseph Bottum. Spending the Winter. South Bend, IN: St. Augustine’s Press, 2022. Joseph Bottum’s poetry collection Spending the Winter (2022) offers a world of longing, of poetic echoes, and of laughter worked out in the lavishness of language. Bottum borrows the...
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November 16, 2022 By CBMW
Editor’s note: The following essay appears in the Fall 2022 issue of Eikon. I wrote the first draft of the Danvers Statement (1987). Thirty years later, I gave input on the final draft of the Nashville Statement (2017). The former was foundational for the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood; the latter expresses the Council’s...
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