Why the right opposes global warming

There are a mix of noble and ignoble reasons why conservatives oppose the global warming initiatives.  Of course, the ignoble one is that many are more concerned for short term economic prosperity and holding on to power and the status quo than long term environmental...

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Personhood in Jewish Tradition

One of the points at which I disgree with my fellow conservatives is on the "point of personhood" of an embryo.  While the standard evangelical and Catholic point of view is that the embryo is a person with rights beginning at fertilization, I think we...

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Why Atheists are inevitably autocrats

American Vision, one of my favorite home-schooling, Christian world view sites, has a good summary of why institutional atheism leads to a type of theocratic totalitarianism.  Of course, this sort of statement will automatically cause the logic circuits in the atheist brain to fry, and...

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A Culture of Criticism

Yesterday I had lunch with NeoFundamentalist, who is actually a pastor here in my area.  We talked about the history of fundamentalism and evangelicalism, modernism, and the mistakes made in each camp.  Discussion also turned to how to fix these doctrinal and practical mistakes, and...

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What’s wrong with modern fundamentalists?

I’m sure I’m sounding like a broken record, but as long as I get significant feedback and engagement on this issue, I will address it, because I believe that neo-fundamentalists, while carrying the excellent traditions of their forefathers, are also carrying over their errors, and...

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SERIES: The Tripartite Makeup of Man

The following posts make up this series: Part I: The Tripartite Makeup of Man – Introduction The Tripartite Man – Spirit and Soul The Tripartite Man – The Progress of Salvation The Tripartite Man – Spirit : Intuition The Tripartite Man – Spirit : Conscience...

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SERIES: The Wesleyan Quadrangle

The following articles are in this series: The Wesleyan Quadrangle I – Introduction The Wesleyan Quadrangle II – Scripture and Tradition The Wesleyan Quadrangle III – Scripture and Reason The Wesleyan Quadrangle IV – Scripture and Experience

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The Blasphemy Challenge Observed

Remember the The Blasphemy Challenge, sponsored by The Rational Response Squad, who were giving away 1001 copies of the movie The God Who Wasn’t There to people who will create a video of themselves denying the existence of God, and especially, the Holy Spirit?   They...

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