Tagged: Politics

The New Christian Right?

I have recently gotten on the mailing list of American Vision, and am enjoying their magazine, Biblical World View.  While some may categorize them as Reconstructionists, I find them to be balanced and informative, though they do feature too much of Gary DeMar’s stuff –...

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Some MP3’s for Your Travels

One of my favorite podcasts is the University Channel Podcast from Princeton Univ.  Here are some of the interesting speeches which you can listen to while you travel or whatever – get that ipod out. American Gospel:  God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of...

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The Christian History of the US Government

There are plenty of books out there declaring the US to be a "Christian nation," and rebuttals.  But for fun, I wanted to publish some documentation that shows that many, if not most, of our founding fathers did NOT have the strict separation of church...

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Conservative Post-Election Musings

Many of my liberal friends expected me to be depressed about the election results, but aside from the awful fact that California did NOT pass Prop 85 (the parental notification for abortion), I am fairly upbeat.

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The Fall of Nations

Some of the best and most popular urban myths are those that encapsulate truth, but are somehow fictitious in origin or attribution.  One of my favs, which I received again this week, is the reference from the fictitious book, The Fall of the Athenian Republic,...

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Beneficial Blue laws

After some research it appears that blue laws may benefit the areas where they are enacted. Or at least the opposite is true: areas that repeal the laws see jumps in participation in vices (legal and illegal).

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The Bible influencing politics

I hate that I am posting about politics again today, but a recent story plays into the recent debate here on torture, the Christian response to it and what role faith should play in politics. Nancy Pelosi misquotes the Bible in her objections to detainee...

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