Darrow Miller and Friends

Category: Ethics

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What Does God Hate?

Hate is a four-letter word in the West. Christians are often accused of being hateful because we recognize a moral dimension to the universe. Christians believe that when we live according to God’s principles we tend to thrive; when we reject God’s precepts and pursue our own paths we eventually wilt. Those

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Red Dawn of “Human Machines”

For centuries, the history of technological development was largely driven by Christ followers motivated by their belief-system to ease human labor, reduce human suffering, and generally improve the lives of imago Dei humans. Technological development has often been inspired by the biblical concept of shalom. More recently, after several generations

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Should Christians Use Kittel?

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “Nazi theologian” A Nazi named Gerhard Kittel was the editor of the TDNT, the highly acclaimed Theological Dictionary of the New Testament. Should that mean anything? What lessons should we take away from this bizarre historical fact? The Divide of the church in

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Modesty: A Lost Virtue We Need to Reclaim

Is this what modesty means? Recently a Ghanaian friend wrote to me about the changing standard of decency in West Africa. Two beautiful young women–an actress and a beauty pageant winner–stirred debate among Ghanaians by the way they dressed for a music-awards event. Their dresses, according to some, were “revealing,” “indecent,” “daring,”

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A Call to Moral Courage

Malala Yousafzai: an outstanding example of moral courage The Rev. Dr. John Yates II pastors Falls Church Anglican in Falls Church, Virginia. One of our friends who attends John’s church secured permission to reprint a recent “Weekly Message from the Rector” to his congregation. This fine reflection was originally posted

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