Coffee and Cream Podcast Episode 29: Is Critical Theory A Threat? with Neil Shenvi and Matt Warner (Neil Shenvi)

In this podcast episode, the hosts focus on, “Ideas like: intersectionality, whiteness, and privilege, among others. All of these ideas have their roots in something called Critical Theory. Today, we talk with Neil Shenvi and Matt Warner, who discuss whether Critical Theory is a threat or is something that can be edifying for Christians toContinue reading “Coffee and Cream Podcast Episode 29: Is Critical Theory A Threat? with Neil Shenvi and Matt Warner (Neil Shenvi)”

The Spirit of Conservatism

The Conservative Resurgence (CR) of the Southern Baptist Convention, an organized movement among grassroots churches to reclaim their institutions from a liberal drift, left us with a convention that is conservative in theology. The revisions to The Baptist Faith and Message from 1998 and 2000 testify to that reality. But conservatism is about more than theology.Continue reading “The Spirit of Conservatism”

The Christological Heresy of Critical Theory

Critical theory locates the sin of oppression in systems rather than in individual acts. Consequently, it argues that guilt accrues to all who belong to an oppressive class, regardless of their personal intentions or actions, due to the benefits they receive from the oppression of minorities. To take a prominent example, white men in AmericaContinue reading “The Christological Heresy of Critical Theory”

Founders Ministries Releases New Trailer

Founders Ministries has released a new trailer in preparation for their forthcoming By What Standard? “cinedoc.” You can find it here.

The Incompatibility of Critical Theory and Christianity (Neil Shenvi)

In this article, Neil Shenvi and Pat Sawyer ask, “[W]hat is critical theory? And what should Christians think about it?”

The Racialist ‘Craniometer’ (Mark Coppenger)

In this article, Mark Coppenger analyzes the “theory” behind Critical Race Theory and Intersectional Theory discussed at the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention in Birmingham, Alabama.

Resolution 9 and the Southern Baptist Convention 2019 (Tom Ascol)

In this article, Tom Ascol explains that the infamous Resolution 9 at the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention, “was ill-advised from the start. I first read the resolution when Al Mohler texted me about the prospect of amending it on Wednesday morning (shortly after it was published). My hot take was that the resolution was aContinue reading “Resolution 9 and the Southern Baptist Convention 2019 (Tom Ascol)”

An Exchange on the ‘Threat’ of an Evangelical ‘Social Justice Movement’ (Tom Ascol and Thabiti Anyabwile)

Progressive Ideological Challenges to Biblical Christianity by Tom Ascol Is There An ‘Evangelical Social Justice Movement’? by Thabiti Anyabwile Yes, the Social Justice Movement Is a Threat to Evangelicals by Tom Ascol Insistence is Not Evidence: A Final Reply to Tom Ascol by Thabiti Anyabwile Rejection is Not a Rebuttal: A Final Reply to Thabiti Anyabwile by Tom Ascol

Critical Theory in the Church (Josh Daws)

In this thread, Josh Daws addresses what is, “a common misconception that the concern about Critical Theory in the church is *really* about promoting Trumpism and right-wing politics.”

What Does Critical Race Theory Offer Southern Baptists?

Stephen Feinstein, the original author of what became Resolution 9: On Critical Race Theory And Intersectionality passed by the 2019 Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Birmingham, AL, has posted a new resolution on the subject of Critical Race Theory to be submitted at his state convention’s next annual meeting.  You can read the new resolutionContinue reading “What Does Critical Race Theory Offer Southern Baptists?”