Loud on Poverty, Quiet on Abortion: The Danger of Selective Theonomy

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My friend Rob Schwarzwalder from the Family Research Council offers the following guest post this morning: * Religion, Morality, and Policy: The Danger of Selective Theonomy  By Rob Schwarzwalder “Theonomy” is not a word that trips easily off the tongue. It refers to a strain of Christian thinking that demands application of Old Testament civil [Read More...]

Social Justice, Guns, and God

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The variety of intelligent things being said, representing a variety of positions on the issues, is a part of what I love about the Evangelical Channel at Patheos: Joel J. Miller: When it comes to the question of social justice, there is more at play than the needs of the poor. Charity requires not only [Read More...]

Santa’s Elves, Revealed

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I enjoyed this description of a community of nuns from Margarita Mooney:  “What is life like inside of a convent? First, to be clear, these sisters are not monastic–they have a calling to work in the world, teaching catechism, running schools and hospitals. Their home was built as a monastery for cloistered nuns who never [Read More...]

Christ Before the Cause: The Rise of a New Evangelical Politics

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Peter Wehner’s recent guest post here at Philosophical Fragments — “The Callous Theology of James Dobson“– was shared on Facebook and Twitter over 40,000 times. It helped to provoke an important conversation about the Christian response to the Sandy Hook school massacre and the responsibilities of those who represent evangelical opinion in the public marketplace [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/20/12 – Gold, Frankincense and M-16′s; Religion of Certainosity; Gun Control Ignorance

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/20/12: Bill Blankschaen, Patheos/Bill In the Blanks: “Maybe Jesus was born away in a manger, just not like the one made in China on the shelf at Wal-Mart. But in the “tower of the flock”, Migdal Eder, surrounded by holy shepherds, set apart to certify the birth of the ultimate Passover Lamb.” Thomas [Read More...]


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