The Gospel of AI: Evangelicals Want Tech to Remain Good News

In a “pioneering” new statement, leaders emphasize humanity’s moral authority over emergent technology like artificial intelligence. As artificial intelligence (AI) makes its way into social media and smart devices, markets and health care systems, military and public policy, evangelicals are raising big questions about its revolutionary potential. With a landmark statement on AI—the most prominent…

Half of Pastors Worry Speaking Out on Social Issues Will Offend People

Protestant clergy feel the pressure around addressing LGBT identity and same-sex marriage, but that doesn’t mean they’ll change their message. Protestant pastors aren’t as concerned about religious liberty as they were just a few years ago, amid high-profile cases challenging Christian convictions on abortion and marriage, but they increasingly feel the tension around whether and…

Christianity and Culture: A Symposium on the Christian Faith and Modern Life Christians’ Cultural Taint

Martin E. Marty, the Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Modern Christianity at The University of Chicago and Senior Editor of The Christian Century, a frequent contributor to The Cresset through the years, first addressed this subject in terms derived from Jose Ortega y Gasset at a convocation at Philadelphia Lutheran Seminary. His most…