Christianity

Dear Editor, I am grateful for the attention that The Emory Wheel’s news and opinion sections gave to the United Methodist Church’s (UMC) tragic vote regarding LGBTQ rights within the UMC at its global General Conference. The more incredulous the ...

To editors of The Emory Wheel and our Emory community: I read with interest the Wheel’s news and editorial coverage of the recent United Methodist Church (UMC) General Conference vote to deny ordination and marriage rites to LGBTQ persons. While ...

Emory is a place of diverse faiths and tradition, but work idolatry seems to dominate the student body. Students are obsessed with prioritizing academics, internships, work and athletics — sometimes at the expense of mental health. The Emory community worships ...

The last time the Methodist Church split was over slavery in 1844. While the two sides eventually reconciled to form the United Methodist Church (UMC), it now faces tension over another pressing issue: LGBTQ rights. Emory University is chartered under ...

Whether it’s celebrities or ordinary teens with an organized secular group, the practice of traveling outside the United States for a service trip has become a widespread practice — and a multi-billion dollar industry. While this activity seems noble, the ...

Billy Graham, the evangelical Christian known as “America’s Pastor,” died Feb. 21, leaving a void at the forefront of the American evangelical movement. Newsmax named Graham America’s most influential evangelist, and though Graham was certainly imperfect, his theology was far ...

For some inexplicable reason, Americans have developed this need to be offended by everything they see and hear. In the past several months, America has expressed its deep and passionate offense toward the following things: Taylor Swift’s “Wildest Dreams” music ...

“How will we know we are living up to King’s vision? How will we know we are on the way forward?” Dr. Robert M. Franklin, the new James T. and Berta R. Laney Professor in Moral Leadership at the Candler ...