FROM THE HILL: Greenway and Darling provide observations on issues facing society and the church

Staff
| Jul 12, 2022

“From the Hill” is a regular series highlighting the work of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and Texas Baptist College’s faculty. Check back here regularly to find articles, blogs, podcasts, interviews, and more.

"Tackling mass violence will take all of us" (article on WORLD), written by Dan Darling, director of the Land Center for Cultural Engagement; assistant professor of faith and culture, Texas Baptist College

  • "It’s hard to know what to say, think, and feel after yet another horrific news cycle in which innocents are gunned down in cold blood. But here we are again, this time at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, west of San Antonio. Parents who dropped their kids off at school as part of a routine that millions of us repeat every day are now dealing with unexpected and unimaginable horror."

"What do conservatives do after Roe? We need to focus on helping families." (article on USA Today), written by Dan Darling, director of the Land Center for Cultural Engagement; assistant professor of faith and culture, Texas Baptist College

  • "Now that the nearly 50-year struggle to overturn Roe v. Wade and allow states to pass laws that recognize the unborn has proved successful, where does family-based conservatism go from here?"

"FIRST-PERSON: Convictional cooperation and confessional commitments" (article on Baptist Press), written by Adam W. Greenway, president

  • "Is emphasizing our cooperative work tantamount to downplaying our doctrinal commitments as Southern Baptists? Such a question poses an unappealing choice to be sure. These twin objectives are not mutually exclusive, of course, as is well attested by our own history and heritage."

"FIRST-Person: A new day for a culture of life" (article on Baptist Press), written by Adam W. Greenway, president; Dan Darling, director of the Land Center for Cultural Engagement; assistant professor of faith and culture, Texas Baptist College

  • "FORT WORTH, Texas (BP) – The Dobbs decision is a great day in America for the sanctity of human life, and it’s especially significant for the most vulnerable members of our society who have no voice other than those who have spoken on their behalf in myriad ways, like marching every January in Washington, D.C.”

"North Texas religious leaders disagree on SCOTUS abortion ruling" (news article on WFAA), featuring comments from Adam W. Greenway, president

  • "FORT WORTH, Texas — Religious leaders across North Texas are reacting to Friday's decision on Roe v. Wade."

"From joy to anger, faith leaders react to Roe's reversal" (news article on Bakersfield.com), featuring comments from Adam W. Greenway, president

  • "Religious Americans are deeply divided in their views on abortion, and reactions from faith leaders ranged from elation to anger after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that made abortion legal nationwide."