The Age of AI

Are robots going to take my job? How are smartphones affecting my kids? Do I need to worry about privacy when I get online or ask Siri for directions?

How reading widely can strengthen your beliefs

Amidst the constant distractions and shallowness on social media, reading a book can serve as a reprieve from the onslaught of information and as a way to challenge yourself to go deeper than 280 characters. Social media draws us in…

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Free to Tweet? Content Moderation, Religious Freedom, and the Digital Public Square

“If religious freedom is advocated only for pragmatic reasons, it can and will be sacrificed to expediency.” Those words, spoken in 1983 by the late evangelical theologian and ethicist Carl F. H. Henry, were prophetic. They foreshadowed much of what was…

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The Sexual Revolution, the modern self, and cultural engagement

This is a transcription of the Digital Public Square podcast interview with Dr. Carl Trueman. Subscribe in your favorite podcast app to get new episodes each Monday morning or listen online. JASON THACKER: Dr. Trueman, thank you so much for joining us…

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On the need for intellectual inquiry

A few weeks ago in the Supreme court nomination hearings, Senator Marsha Blackburn (TN-R) asked a question to then Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to define what the term woman means,…

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How false notions of moral autonomy scrambled American parenting

Meta’s new safety tools for Instagram rolled out earlier this month, and they’ll become available in the Family Center for other apps, including Facebook, and the popular Oculus virtual reality headsets later this…

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How do we disciple our kids during the sexual revolution?

Early last week, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (Rep.) signed a bill into law that bars instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through the third grade. This bill,…

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Conversations on theology, ethics, and philosophy in the public square


A conversation with Dr. Jarvis Williams on Diversity in the Kingdom of God

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Jarvis Williams, associate professor of New Testament interpretation at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and author of a recent book entitled Redemptive…


A conversation with Dr. Thomas Kidd about Thomas Jefferson and early American Christianity

In this episode, I am joined by Dr. Thomas Kidd, Vardaman Endowed professor of History at Baylor University and author of a new book with Yale University Press titled Thomas…