Walker, Andrew T.
6 Articles at Lifeissues.net

Andrew T. Walker is Associate Professor of Christian Ethics and Apologetics at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also the Executive Director and Fellow of the Carl F. H. Henry Institute for Evangelical Engagement. He serves as the Executive Editor of Eikon: A Journal for Biblical Anthropology, the journal of The Council for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood. Dr. Walker researches, writes, and speaks about the intersection of Christian ethics and public theology with particular focus in the areas of anthropology, natural law, and church-state studies. In addition to numerous journal articles and book chapters, he is the author or editor of over ten books, including God and the Transgender Debate and Marriage Is: How Marriage Transforms Society and Cultivates Human Flourishing. He writes regularly for such outlets as National Review, Providence Journal, The Gospel Coalition, and Public Discourse. His forthcoming volume is with Brazos Press titled Liberty for All: Defending Everyone's Religious Freedom in a Pluralistic Age. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies from Southwest Baptist University graduating summa cum laude. He received his Master of Divinity, Master of Theology, and Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Ethics from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He is an avid long- distance runner and resides in Louisville, Kentucky with his wife and three daughters.

Articles

Should Christians Claim Religious Exemption from Mask Mandates?

Religious freedom is not a get-out-of-jail-free card that lets us evade whatever laws we dislike. Nowhere does the Bible hint that we have the individual authority to examine all laws, determine which are good and which are not, and select, a la carte, which are binding and which are not.

Date posted: 2021-09-04

Protecting Christian Political Theology from the Shibboleth of "Christian Nationalism"

It is hypocritical for secular critics to accept only those religious claims that conform to liberal sentiment and to label any disfavored religious claim as Christian Nationalism. Christianity cannot be permissible to polite society only when it meets with the approval of its cultured despisers.

Date posted: 2021-01-30

The Merit Badge of Surrender: How the Boy Scouts of America are Succumbing to the Gender Revolution

With the recent decision to drop "Boy" from their fabled name, the Boy Scouts undermine the very foundation for their existence and exacerbate our society's confusion about sexual difference and gender distinction.

Date posted: 2018-05-17

Forcing Pro-Life Pregnancy Care Centers to Advertise for Abortion is Unjust and Unconstitutional

Pregnancy care centers are being targeted by the state of California for respecting the intrinsic worth and dignity of women and children, even when it is unprofitable to do so.

Date posted: 2018-03-28

Parental Rights: A Casualty of the Transgender Revolution

If the medical establishment deems "transitioning" in the best interest of a legal minor and the parents object on moral or religious grounds, legal precedent now exists that suggests that parental rights can be severed in the interest of countenancing transgender orthodoxy.

Date posted: 2018-03-14

What's in a Name? Why Christians Should Be Wary of the Word "Transgender"

The Christian worldview accepts the validity of people's testimony that gender dysphoria is a real experience resulting in heartrending distress. The Christian worldview cannot, however, countenance the idea that men can become women or that women can become men.

Date posted: 2017-06-02