Dear University Of Tennessee Sex Week, See Ya Later!

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Workshops taught by porn stars and someone who describes themselves as a “queer diesel femme”? Explorations of doing the deeds you’ve heard about before and how to appreciate every “crevice and protrusion” of your body? Demands that you use made-up gender pronouns? [Read more…]

The Sexual Revolution, Courtesy of Big Government

One of the more amusing tricks in American politics is when progressive libertines call themselves “libertarians” or confuse their sexual self-indulgence with a “strong libertarian streak.”
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Top Eight Ways Other People Pay for Your Sexual Adventures

One of the most spiritually, culturally, and politically consequential lies of the modern era is the founding lie of the sexual revolution: “What consenting adults do with their own bodies is nobody’s business but theirs.” [Read more…]

Are We Becoming a Nation of Cowards?

Over at NRO, I read about the sad and ugly denouement of the Penn State football scandal — the scandal where a former football player didn’t have the courage to seize an elderly child rapist he caught in the act, where a football legend didn’t have the courage to even ban an old friend from campus, and where administrators looked the other way rather than confront ugly truths.  It’s just one story, yes, but there are many other stories.

We have a cultural “elite” that doesn’t merely shun wartime military service (“shunning” would at least indicate they gave it a moment’s thought), the possibility never even crosses their mind.  And so, in a nation of more than 300 million, far fewer than 1% have risked life and limb in our fight against a great evil.

As the Catholic Church stands united against the HHS mandate, filing lawsuit after lawsuit, vanishingly few Protestant institutions — in a land where Protestants far outnumber Catholics — have done anything more than issue strongly-worded statements.  “We’re all Catholics now?”  Hardly.  If we were all Catholics now, the Obama administration would confront a true tidal wave of litigation and opposition. [Read more…]

Homosexuality, Morality, and Talladega Nights Theology

As happens virtually every time Nancy (or anyone) strikes back against the relentless and pervasive pop culture celebration of all things gay, the comment board (and Facebook) have exploded with accusations that she’s judgmental, she’s arrogant, and that she’s just downright un-Christian.  Jesus wouldn’t judge homosexual sex, after all.

It’s in these contentious times that I do what culturally-concerned Christians should do — turn to Will Ferrell for insight.  And insight he brings us:

Yes, it’s the legendary “dear Lord Baby Jesus” scene, where Ricky Bobby prays to the Jesus he likes best, which of course triggers an intensely thought-provoking discussion: [Read more…]