Will Bible Classes Work in Public Schools?

I’m not against the Bible. I’m an ordained Baptist minister, professor of biblical studies, academic dean of a theological seminary and a lifelong student of the Bible. I’m also enough of a skeptic to worry that religious fervor and political...

Kentucky Bill Calls for Bible Lit Classes

Senate Bill 142 is making its way through the Kentucky legislature. More popularly known as the “Bible bill,” it follows the success of a Texas initiative to allow the teaching of the Bible as literature, with a special focus on tracing its influence in...

Christmas-Tree Hullabaloo Mars Spirit of the Season

The end of October marked a little controversy for the good people of the commonwealth of Kentucky. While sending inquiries about the possibility of someone donating the large evergreen tree used to decorate the state capitol grounds each season, as had been done in...