Remembering James R. Schlesinger

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Hard-charging Cabinet member served three presidents, but conversion to Christianity mellowed him as he aged. By Warren Cole Smith News of the death of James Schlesinger on Mar. 27 at age 85 was a mild shock to my system because of a brief but memorable meeting I had with him 35 years ago. In the [Read More...]

Understanding a More Religious and Assertive Russia

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A very important and informative article by my friend Mark Tooley.  * By Mark Tooley In his widely analyzed March 18 speech to the Russian Parliament, Putin cited the baptism of Vladimir the Great over 1000 years ago in Crimea as the seminal event binding Ukraine and Russia. That baptism is considered the birth of [Read More...]

Where Franklin Graham Has Gone Wrong

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I’m always pleased to publish a post by the esteemed Peter Wehner.  * By Peter Wehner The evangelist Franklin Graham had quite a run last week. In interviews and statements, he praised Russian president Vladimir Putin’s anti-gay policies. “I agreed with Putin. I think protecting his nation’s children, I think, was a pretty smart thing [Read More...]

Syria, War and America’s Christians

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By Mark Tooley   The prospect of U.S. military action against Syria’s dictatorship has unusually united in opposition nearly all U.S. church and major Christian voices who have publicly spoken to the issue. Such uniformity is very unusual, and this episode may be a first. Of course, liberal led Mainline Protestant denominations, along with liberal [Read More...]

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...]


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