The Gospel of Ghoul

October’s required reading list includes Timothy George’s article, “The Gospel of Ghoul.” The article is a critique of that thriving phenomenon within the subculture of American fundamentalist and evangelical churches: the seasonal appearance of a Halloween alternative known as Hell House or Judgment House. George writes: The problem with this kind of approach …¬† is […]

A Parody of Marriage: Evangelicals and Catholics on So-Called Same-Sex Marriage

The March issue of First Things¬†includes a statement by the ecumenical group founded in 1994 by Richard John Neuhaus and Chuck Colson,¬†Evangelicals and Catholics Together. Some of my favorite theologians, such as Timothy George and Kevin Vanhoozer, are members of the group today. The title of the statement is “The Two Shall Become One Flesh: […]