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— Law and Mission? This past Monday, the case of Christian Legal Society v. Martinez was argued before the United States Supreme Court.  The case arises out of the refusal of the University of California, Hastings Law School to recognize a local Christian Legal Society chapter as […]

David Opderbeck, a professor of law, weighs in on a crucial theological topic that affects our understanding of law. Are you Roman Catholic or Reformed — or where are you on this issue? Law:  Can We Be Good? Law is an […]

Seven Theses on a Missional Approach to Law In response to some of my “Law” posts here at Jesus Creed, a few commenters have expressed consternation over my criticism of some “conservative” Christian perspectives on the law.  As I’ve tried to […]

Today I received a broadcast email from the Family Research Council, a prominent conservative Christian group, urging me to “Stop Obama’s Crossdresser Protection Bill.”  The email referred to the “Employment Non-Discrimination Act” (ENDA), which would prohibit employment discrimination against homosexual and […]

David Opderbeck, one of our vigorous and steady commenters, is doing a series for us on law. This one is on hate crimes and thought crimes in the context of religious freedom. A most timely topic… And by the way, […]

Law, Church, Mission, Eschatology and the Powers We recently had a lively discussion here on Jesus Creed about the Manhattan Declaration.  In the Summary Statement accompanying the Declaration, the drafters assert that the sanctity of life, the dignity of marriage, and the freedoms of […]

I announced two weeks back that we are beginning a new series with David Opderbeck, a professor of law. He will educate us on law — should be fun. Christians and “Judicial Activism”:  Viva la Revoluc?on? There are few hotter flashpoints […]

I announced last week that we are beginning a new series this week with David Opderbeck, a professor of law. He will educate us on law — should be fun. What is “Law”? My question for the opening post in […]