Puerile Hounds of Buffoonery

I never really had much interest in growing up, though it is admittingly useful. And if my age and my adolescence could reach a detente, I'd be satisfied. More to the point, my wife would be pleased...and suspicious, and also insist that I replace adolescence with immaturity. And I ramble. I repeat random trivia as …

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Christian Hegemony

  As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion,—as it has in itself no character of enmity against the laws, religion, or tranquility, of Mussulmen [Muslims],—and as the said States never entered into any war or act of hostility against any Mahometan [Mohammedan] nation, …

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Liberals and Conservatives, Meh

The social gospel, the belief that Church has the skills and obligation to ameliorate the moral deficiencies society, both real and imaginary, is not only a disorder of the liberal church today but of those that ostensibly identify as conservative evangelicals. But the real differences are largely circumstantial, rather than largely substantial. Both seem to …

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John Cotton, 1654

"What a stimulus to seek after the true and full knowledge of Christ is the realized conviction of the utter vanity of all things else without Him."

Equity Without Liberty

I've come to the conclusion, that, while equality is a noble and necessary pursuit, it is also one that is fraught with danger and susceptible to the temptations of despotism. Because activism is as much a faith as it is a political activity or social movement. It has its own dogmatics, its own evangelists, and …

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The Church and the Mall

Over the years I've heard or read about the idea of "redeeming" music or literature or education or government...you get the picture. If it exists and functions in society as an institution of some sort, there's always someone in the Church that wants to sound the call to redeem it. What they really mean is …

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