Why the Greatest Argument for Homosexuality is No Argument

by (@TheIRD) April 17, 2013

by Blake Adams “When ranks are almost equal in a people, all men having nearly the same manner of thinking and feeling, each of them can judge the sensations of all the others in a moment: he casts a rapid glance at himself; that is enough for him. There is therefore no misery he does […]

Reduced Religious Vitality, Our Nation, and the 2012 Election

by (@bjgingerich) November 13, 2012

by Robert Benne We are indeed a changed country. We are in decline economically, socially, and culturally.  And the crucial factor—religion—that undergirds all those sectors is losing its punch. The victory of Barack Obama is a sure sign of these changes. Let’s start with the economic dimension.  We have incurred trillions of dollars of debt […]

There’s Got to Be Something More Than This, Or, This Author is Far Too Grouchy to be a Millennial

by (@bjgingerich) August 27, 2012

Neil Postman warned against the 24-hour news cycle, which makes current events into a form of entertainment. Walker Percy surmised that most cultural battles in the public square do not adequately address life’s most important questions (never answering them rightly and rarely even asking them). Yesterday’s CBS Sunday Morning tempts me to accept this position […]

Role Playing at Wild Goose

by (@bjgingerich) June 22, 2012

Wild Goose Festival: Day 1 After getting myself oriented to the locations of various buildings and listening to a few speakers, I was looking forward to hearing Josh Garrels in concert. Unfortunately, the main stage was running about a 1/2 hour behind. “Very well,” I said to myself, “I’ll just wait and catch half the […]

Immigration: A Brief Analysis

by (@TheIRD) May 24, 2010

Alan Wisdom May 24, 2010 Immigration is a complex subject. There are no biblical passages laying out the details of a just immigration policy for the United States today. A modern nation like ours is not analogous to ancient Israel, nor are biblical figures easily comparable to contemporary illegal immigrants. Devising an immigration policy is […]