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August 10, 2015
The Closing of the Adventist Mind...
In 2011 I wrote an article entitled “The Closing of the Adventist Mind” (title borrowed from Professor Allan Bloom’s book and adapted) that Spectrum...
July 20, 2015
Summer Reading Group: "Darwin and...
This is the first post in a ten-part series for Spectrum’s 2015 Summer Reading Group. Each post will be drawn from chapters of the book Unclean by...
July 17, 2015
Fake or Fortune?
“Examine me, O Lord, and test me. Look closely into my heart and mind.” Psalm 26:2
General Conference Session 2015
July 15, 2015
Wesleyans Aren't Fundamentalists...
I was disappointed, as many Spectrum readers probably were, at the results of the 2015 General Conference vote on women's ordination and the...
January 23, 2015
"End Black Conferences," Says...
A prominent white guy has made a strong statement in favor of getting rid of black conferences and congregations in the Seventh-day Adventist Church...
November 25, 2014
A Prayer of Thanksgiving
In my sophomore year of college, my English professor introduced me to The Book of Common Prayer, originally published in the year 1549.
November 07, 2014
NAD Reminds Adventist Satirists That...
At the 2014 NAD Year-End Meetings, President Dan Jackson made a special announcement banning the use of humor or satire in the discussion of female...
October 22, 2014
The Gospel of The Disappointment
October 22, this year and every year--a teachable moment for those who have lived in hope for something that hasn’t yet happened. Today is the 170th...
April 11, 2014
Art and Biblical Interpretation: The...
I’m a little amused, but mostly annoyed, at the hyperventilating retorts to Darren Aronofsky’s adaptation of the biblical story of Noah. Most of the...
April 03, 2014
Review: Loma Linda's Life on the...
Loma Linda's new national TV show, Life on the Line, premieres on PBS tomorrow. Find your channel here. Tompaul Wheeler reviews the pilot episode for...
Volume 48, Issue 2
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The GC/NAD and the Supreme Court’s LGBT+...
Dinosaurs, Volcanoes, and Holy Writ: A Boy-...
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