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“New Calvinism,” New York Times & John Wesley the Reader

January 4, 2014

The New York Times yesterday had this revealing article about the popularity of the “New Calvinism.” It’s notable that The Times gives attention to it, but it’s not a new movement. Successful Calvinist preachers…


Slap an Arian Day, or the Feast of St. Nicholas of Myra

December 6, 2013

Today we commemorate St. Nicholas of Myra, whose resume boasts enough miracles for him to be called the “Wonderworker” in some parts of Christendom. Even before he became the Coca-Cola chugging world-traveler and reindeer…

Contra Mundum Redux

April 26, 2011

The following article originally appeared on the Touchstone Magazine website and was reposted with permission. I am a United Methodist, but one of my greatest heroes in Christian history comes from the ancient church…