David Gushee

David Gushee

David P. Gushee is senior columnist for faith, politics and culture for ABPnews/Herald. He is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University.

Much has changed for LGBT people in America since Anita Bryant and Jerry Falwell days — change we all can support, I hope.

Historic Christian understandings of sexuality are being reevaluated due to evidence offered in the lives of those who do not fit the norm, together with associated research and mental health efforts. 

Every generation has its hot-button issue. For us, it’s the “the LGBT issue.”

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 00:21

Vital Christianity: As I see it

An effort to describe vital Christianity in 12 key characteristics, beginning with passionate love of God and neighbor. 

Monday, 16 June 2014 13:25

Christians, war and neighbor love

Genocidal sectarian violence may be happening in Iraq. What does love of neighbor require of us?

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 14:24

Wedding words

On the responsibility, and opportunity, of officiating a wedding in post-Christian America. 

In a spring filled with illness and death, here are a few hard-earned “lessons before dying.”

Memorial Day brought a big show of honoring the troops at Turner Field in Atlanta. Was it acceptable that I cared?

Friday, 16 May 2014 14:51

Immigration reform: Now is the time

Whether our immigration laws can be reformed is a huge test of our dysfunctional politics. Now is the time. A case for reform.

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