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Burning Down the House: How to Put out the Fire of Christian Cancel Culture

In their 1983 song Burning Down the House, the American Rock Band, Talking Heads, sang, “Watch out you might get what you’re after…”

Today’s evangelical talking heads are burning down the house by tossing every sinner they can find out of Christian orthodoxy. And I’m afraid, if things don’t change, they might just get what they’re after.

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Does the Bible Whisper About David Raping Bathsheba?

Twitter was abuzz for an entire weekend with apparent newfound exegetical expertise regarding the account of David and Bathsheba in the Bible. The account describes how David sent for Bathsheba, got her pregnant, and afterward had her husband killed.

The Twitter dustup started when Rachael Denhollander corrected a tweet from Matt Smethurst, Managing Editor of The Gospel Coalition, who had written that “David fornicated.” Denhollander replied, “David raped. It’s important we get that right.” She then mentioned this Twitter exchange in her interview with Russell Moore at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission’s Caring Well conference.