Thursday, November 27th, 2008 Posted in Thought | Comments Off
". . . But our age, receiving the republic as a chef-d'oeuvre of another age which has already begun to grow old, has not merely neglected to restore the colours ... Read more..
Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 Posted in Culture, From Lisa's Lookout | Comments Off
A classic from J Budziszewski: What we lose when we forget what sex is for Touchstone 2005
Midnight. Shelly is getting herself drunk so that she can bring herself to go ... Read more..
Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in Culture, Homosexuality | Comments Off
From Christian Newswire
DALLAS, November 17 /Christian Newswire/ -- The last few decades have produced some dramatic changes in the national discourse about all things sexual. With elementary school children being ... Read more..
Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage | Comments Off
An excerpt from a classic taken from the archives of Christianity Today: Charles Colson: Why not gay marriage? 28 October 1996
If people believe marriage is just an invention, then they will feel ... Read more..
Friday, November 7th, 2008 Posted in Faith, Islam, News | No Comments »
Andrea Minichiello Williams, Christian Concern for our Nation
During this week 3rd to 7th November 2008, 48 Muslim and Catholic theologians are meeting in Rome in order to discuss a document ... Read more..
Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 Posted in News | No Comments »
Now a personal note: I was once much more “progressive” than I appear to be now. I was pro-choice, and I used to be a lead voice for the “you ... Read more..
Tuesday, November 4th, 2008 Posted in From Lisa's Lookout, Politics | No Comments »
I appreciate this prayer and the sentiments behind it. Jim Wallis has rightly flagged all sorts of issues---the importance of full inclusion in the democratic process; the 'common good'; the biblical imperative not to ... Read more..
Monday, November 3rd, 2008 Posted in Culture | No Comments »
C.S. Lewis expressed concern about how the modern state could undermine human freedom and dignity if policymakers adopted the approach of modern social science. At the same time, Lewis also ... Read more..
Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 Posted in Apologetics, Global Anglican Future Conference, Sydney Anglicans | No Comments »
By John Richardson, The Ugley Vicar
An Address to the Annual Meeting of the Lincoln branch of Forward in Faith, 1 November 2008
In 2 Corinthians 6:14-16, the Apostle Paul asked some ... Read more..
Thursday, October 30th, 2008 Posted in Culture, Sex education | No Comments »
So we hear that our government has decided on compulsory sex education for children as young as five years old. The almost complete lack of public comment underlines how ... Read more..
Monday, October 20th, 2008 Posted in Apologetics, Culture, Islam, Secularism | No Comments »
By Melanie Phillips, The Jewish Chronicle
It is an article of faith (except, of course, among those who actually have a faith) that the dethronement of God by the apostles of ... Read more..
Monday, October 13th, 2008 Posted in Gay Marriage | No Comments »
From Fox News
HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut's Supreme Court ruled Friday that gay couples have the right to marry, making the state the third behind Massachusetts and California to legalize such ... Read more..
Thursday, October 9th, 2008 Posted in Culture, From Lisa's Lookout, Gay Marriage, Homosexuality | No Comments »
This comes from Rob Gagnon's latest excellent article on same-sex issues and the Bible:
The space constraints of this essay permit here only a few examples of loving homosexual relationships in ... Read more..
Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion, TEC | 1 Comment »
By Sean D. Hamill
MONROEVILLE, Pa. — After an overwhelming vote here over the weekend by the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh that created the second schism with the national ... Read more..
Monday, October 6th, 2008 Posted in Culture | No Comments »
From Fox News
ROME — Pope Benedict XVI warned Sunday that modern culture is pushing God out of people's lives, causing nations once rich in religious faith to lose their identities.
Benedict celebrated ... Read more..
Friday, September 26th, 2008 Posted in Culture | No Comments »
by Philip Johnson Hat tip: Stand Firm
Why "playing nice" by postmodernist standards is a losing proposition
The favorite buzzwords of the postmodern spirit all sound so warm and friendly, don't ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 Posted in Coercion, Culture, Freedom Of Speech, From Lisa's Lookout, Homosexuality, Medical Ethics, Religious Liberty, Social justice | No Comments »
Freedom of religion has long been the most cherished and respected right of Americans. But it would appear that the California Supreme Court and others have no problem sacrificing that ... Read more..
Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in Anglican Communion | No Comments »
From The Living Church
Two leading Anglo-Catholic bishops presented differing visions for regaining Anglican unity at “The Hope and Future of Orthodoxy in the Anglican Communion: A Festival of Faith Conference,” ... Read more..
Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 Posted in Global South | No Comments »
By Craig Uffman, Covenant
Congratulations to the founders of the new Global South Anglican Theological Network. Several influential Global South Communion-minded theologians have joined together to offer their distinctive witness to ... Read more..
Monday, September 8th, 2008 Posted in Culture | No Comments »
By Melanie Phillips, Daily Mail
Are ordinary people beginning to fight back at last against the forces which, over the past half-century, have turned their world totally upside down?
Across the Atlantic, ... Read more..