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Spend enough time in evangelical culture, and you will hear a conversation about “salvation issues.” The term — which may be unfamiliar to those of who you are not fluent in Christianese — refers to the tenets that are generally understood as necessary for a person to accept in order…

Chances are you know all about the race card, but you may be less familiar with the “faith card.” Generally an evangelical phenomenon, the True Christian™ “plays the faith card” when he or she attempts to bludgeon his or her opponent into submission by the “vastly superior” strength of his…

In December 2009, I conducted an interview with cellular and molecular biologist Kenneth R. Miller, who was both then and now a biology professor at Brown University. The interview was for a feature in a Christian magazine exploring the possible reconciliation of the scientific consensus on evolution with an uncompromised…