Rubio on Christianity, Christians on Rubio

Like Trump and Cruz, Marco Rubio is talking about his faith.  After the jump, see his response to an atheist and his campaign commercial that includes talk about accepting the free gift of salvation offered by Jesus Christ.”

Does he go too far in mingling Christianity and politics?  What differences do you see between these three presidential candidates in the way they relate their faith to their politics?  My observations after the jump. [Read more…]

Ted Cruz on Christianity, Christians on Ted Cruz

Ted Cruz, like Donald Trump, is also talking a lot about Christianity.  He says, “we should not be ashamed of Christ,” begins his campaign appearances with prayer, and regularly cites 2 Chronicles 7:14.  See details after the jump.  Does he go too far in mingling Christianity and politics? [Read more…]

Christian atheists

The BBC website has pages on the different kinds of religion, including “Christian atheism.”  Read the characteristics after the jump, and then I raise a question. [Read more…]

Justice Scalia says government can favor religion

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a Catholic high school that the Constitution allows for favoring religion over “nonreligion” and that the government need not be completely secular. [Read more…]

When journalists try to be theologians

G. Shane Morris has a great piece in the Federalist about how journalists have been lecturing us on theological questions while knowing nothing about what they are talking about.  (The article includes a definitive discussion of why Christians do not, in fact, worship the same deity as Muslims, contrary to what the media has been saying in the Wheaton case.) [Read more…]

“Happy Federal Holiday”

A Florida professor is proposing in the name of inclusivity a season’s greeting that will be supremely politically correct and, I would add, a tribute to the new god of our day, from whom many people seek their every good:  “Happy Federal Holiday.” [Read more…]


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