Chick-fil-A Takes Families Under Its Wing

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Note: This is a guest post from Jennifer A. Marshall, director of the DeVos Center for Religion and Civil Society at The Heritage Foundation. Further biographical information at the end. Many thanks to Ms. Marshall for this excellent piece. * A grease fire has flared up at a comment made by Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan [Read More...]

Glee, West Wing, and Jesus: A Conversation with Stephen Prothero

I recently wrote a piece — in response to Stephen Prothero, writing at the CNN Belief Blog — explaining that I would celebrate the “coming out” of conservative Christians on television when they were not merely present and foils for arguments against their viewpoints, but were actually capable of explaining and defending their viewpoints coherently. [Read More...]

What if the “Culture War” Never Happened?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the “culture wars” and their legacy and what damage they have done to the witness of the church. The problem with many of these arguments is not that they’re too critical of the culture war, it’s that they’re not critical enough of the “culture war.” In other [Read More...]

Is the “Good War” Against Abortion, and the “Bad War” Against Gay Marriage?

The great Fred Barnes at The Weekly Standard recently wrote: Foes of gay rights are now seen by the press as fighting the bad war, roughly analogous to Vietnam. Pro-lifers are waging the good war, like World War II. “You get much less grief fighting against abortion than you do fighting to preserve traditional marriage,” [Read More...]

Can Homosexuals Change Their Desires? – From the Mailbox

A recent post, “Is Homosexuality Voluntary?“, asked whether homosexual desires, or sexual desires more generally, can be shifted (or “cultivated”) over time.  I received a letter from a good friend, whom I will call JH.  After saying some nice complimentary things that needn’t be repeated here, JH wrote: …It seems to me that there are [Read More...]


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