The Ferguson Report Reminds Me Why I Became a Conservative

Activists Protest For Justice After Police Shootings

Congratulations, University of Oklahoma, In Your Outrage You Just Violated the Law

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This week several University of Oklahoma frat boys were caught on tape singing a vile, racist song (and, no, it wasn’t “unconscious” racism or “coded” racism — it was straight up segregation-era hate).

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Patheos Book Club: “Vulnerable Faith” by Jamie Arpin-Ricci

 

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by Wendi Matusic

“Vulnerable Faith” by Jamie Arpin-Ricci is a fascinating look at how we cover our personal truths with pretense and in doing so we keep ourselves from full relationships with others, community, creation and God. [Read more...]

Patheos Book Club: “The Lost World of Adam and Eve”

iStock_000021547609_Small By Bob San Pascual Over the course of 210 weighty pages, Old Testament scholar John H. Walton has caused me to reconsider virtually everything I thought I knew about the first few chapters of the Bible. The Lost World of Adam and Eve: Genesis 2-3 and the Human Origins Debate isn’t an easy read. I found myself comparing each of his 21 propositions to what I’ve learned from other Old Testament commentators. (I even reviewed my seminary notes from a Pentateuch class I took!) It made for slow, but thoughtful, reading, but well worth it. I believe that many of his insights are groundbreaking. [Read more...]

Our Military Must Do More to Teach about the True Nature of the Enemy

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Pop culture is telling our soldiers they are to blame for death. But our vets should feel no guilt for killing the Taliban or members of al-Qaeda or ISIS.

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