‘Seneca Falls, and Selma and Stonewall’

(White House photo by Sonya N. Hebert)

I heard that and expected those allusive, alliterative references to be left to stand alone, but then President Obama went on to make a more specific and explicit endorsement of the continuing struggle for the rights pursued by the unruly patriots of Seneca Falls and Selma and Stonewall. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Go to my kindred. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Absalom and Amnon. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

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“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: Amnon & Tamar. [Read more...]

Evangelical Alliance responds to Simon Peter’s dangerous sermon in Acts 11

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This statement surfaced yesterday in response to the recent controversy surrounding Simon Peter and the household of Cornelius, a Roman centurion and dirty Gentile from Caesarea, whom Peter embraced despite the clear teachings of scripture. It’s a fascinating glimpse of how the early church defended the scriptures against Peter’s dangerous, unbiblical ideas. [Read more...]

Chick-fil-A Biblical Family of the Day

“We support biblical families,” Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy says of his fast-food corporation. So let’s take a look at some of those biblical families. Today’s entry: “The Lord struck the child.” [Read more...]

Sex, economy, freedom and community in the country of marriage

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Watching the professional defenders of “traditional marriage” lecture Wendell Berry on that subject is like watching executives from Monsanto or Archer Daniels Midland attempting to lecture him on the subject of agriculture. [Read more...]

‘There’s nothing mutual about it’: White evangelicals, privileged distress and grievance envy

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I think what we’re seeing from white evangelicals after the Giglio controversy, and what we saw earlier on Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day, is the struggle of a group poised between those two choices, those two possible responses: Adaptation or counter-revolution. This awkward moment between possibilities is characterized by what I’ll call grievance envy. [Read more...]


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