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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 CBMW
Editor’s note: The following essay appears in the Spring 2022 issue of Eikon. I have recently completed my twenty-first year as the teaching pastor at the Master’s Community Church. As I look to the next twenty, I want to be more strategic about cultivating complementarity. I am concerned not just for the health of families...
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May 23, 2022 By CBMW
Editor’s note: The following essay appears in the Spring 2022 issue of Eikon. Humanly speaking, there is nothing more important for personal well-being, positive social behavior, and general success in life than being raised by one’s biological parents committed to each other in a stable marriage. Over the past forty years, a vast body of...
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May 23, 2022 By CBMW
Editor’s note: The following essay appears in the Spring 2022 issue of Eikon. “The Nuclear Family was a Mistake.” So reads the provocative title of a relatively recent essay published by David Brooks in The Atlantic.[1] The attention-grabbing headline was perhaps overshadowed by other, more immediately pressing headlines at that time (ironically, Brooks’s essay was...
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