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All of our authors subscribe to the Baptist Faith & Message 2000 doctrinal statement. We uniquely desire unity in the Southern Baptist Convention across the great soteriological debate seeing both sides as biblically viable. Our main concern is not debate, but the Gospel going to the nations. That being said, our authors will express their convictions in their articles.
Identity Priority - In my previous article I proposed the idea of Complex Priority Identity Theory as an opposing to the individualization of Critical Race Theory (CRT). This does not deny systemic racism per se; however, when CRT is individualized, it has negative effects on individuals which further complicates cross-cultural relationships. Complex Priority Identity Theory (CPIT) is an […] Complex Prioritized Identity Theory - Identity is how individuals actualize themselves into reality. Sociologist argue how people gain there identity, if it is a basis of nature or nurture. Nature is based off of DNA (essentially “born that way”); whereas, nurture is based off of upbringing and societal pressures. Of course this is an oversimplification, but the divide between the […] Arian Mania - The successor of Alexander of Alexandria was the fiery Athanasius of Alexandria who claimed the followers of Arius’s teachings were “Arian-maniacs.” Even today the term “Arianism” can cause hairs to stand up on end in certain circles. Can this lofty theological concern really effect the common man or woman in the pew? Has not the […] Fixing Traditional Masculinity - One day an oncologist came home from another long day of work. She noticed her husband asleep on the couch, pale and lethargic as usual. She also noticed he has lost an extraordinary amount of weight. He woke up upon her entrance to the living room, the television providing the background noise. “How was your […] Toxic Masculinity - The Oxford word of the year for 2018 is “toxic”(see more here). The number 1 word associated with “toxic’ is chemicals, which makes sense. The second word associated with “toxic” is masculinity. This is a result of oppressed narratives intensified exponentially by intersectionality. In this system, one’s classification determines what level they are the oppressed […]
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