February 3, 2023

A novel idea has surfaced in pro-life circles:  Making birth free. Removing the cost of childbirth, proponents argue, would lower the abortion rate.  And more babies being born would would address the demographic problems we will soon face with our record low fertility rates.

February 3, 2023

Post Roe v. Wade, what do you think the pro-life strategy should be? Beyond laws, what could be done to persuade women not to abort their children?  And to create a culture that respects life?

February 2, 2023

Today's Republican Party is going through an identity crisis: Does it stand for smaller government, fiscal responsibility, and free market economics? Or should it become a working class party that promotes government programs and economic regulations?

February 1, 2023

Marvin Olasky asks a provocative question that reframes the issue of how Christians should engage with culture:  “Do we live in ancient Israel or a modern Babylon?” Is our task to impose the purity of the law on a holy nation, or to evangelize pagans?

January 31, 2023

Some people have the desire to be physically disabled--to be blind, deaf, paralyzed, or an amputee.  This is a psychiatric condition called “body integrity identity disorder” (BIID).  Now this mental health problem is being labeled "transableism."  Today there is an effort to normalize the condition, to promote its "treatment" with disabling surgery, and to turn being "transabled" into an identity, on a par with transgenderism.

January 30, 2023

A major newspaper published my critique of constructivism. The backstory and the article.

January 27, 2023

Suicides--also known as "deaths of despair"--have long been on the rise.  Researchers have found a correlation between suicide and the loss of religion.

January 27, 2023

In light of today's post about the unintended consequences of dismantling Sabbath closing laws, which still exist in secularized Europe as mandated days of rest, would it be a good idea to bring them back?

January 26, 2023

Eastern Orthodox theologians from around the world met in Greece last week to take up a problem that is plaguing this major branch of Christianity:  the heresy of ethno-phyletism, the conflation of the Church with a nation or ethnic group. That is to say, Christian nationalism.

January 25, 2023

There is a big difference between old-style liberals and today's woke progressives. A survey of the schism in the American left, as New Deal-style liberalism was displaced by Sixties radicalism, with examples from the great state of Oklahoma.

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