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Lesbian You-Tuber connects Everyday Feminism with Jesus Camp

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The Lost Beauty if its time, The Haunting of eternity in our hearts, and the anticipation of glory reclaimed, renewed and restored

Celebrity Deaths in a Celebrity Species End of this year commemorations will include George Michael, Carrie Fischer and Fischer’s mother Debbie Reynolds. Many will profess that their deaths, even though they didn’t have a face to face relationship with these … Continue reading

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Why Equality and Authority have become such enemies and which one must finally lose

Equality, Law, Authority, Shalom Part of the matrix of our current conflicts is the relationship between equality, law, authority and shalom. One of the implicit questions we bring to the Bible in this age of changing standards is “can we … Continue reading

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The Day the Donald Broke the Twitter

In case you’re living under a right wing rock… https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-recorded-having-extremely-lewd-conversation-about-women-in-2005/2016/10/07/3b9ce776-8cb4-11e6-bf8a-3d26847eeed4_story.html It’s been a free-for-all. My favorite tweet was this one. https://twitter.com/micahjmurray/status/784509361733251072/photo/1 Russell Moore reposted his NYTimes piece from last year. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/17/opinion/have-evangelicals-who-support-trump-lost-their-values.html In the middle of this the evangelical sub-conversation is … Continue reading

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Trump vs. Clinton as Moral War

If you listen to the PBS pundits what is one of the central complaints about the Clinton candidacy. “She is not defining any large vision for America. She may be a program wonk but what is the big picture?” They … Continue reading

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Reaction to Richard Swinburne’s lecture on Christian Sexual Ethics

Dreher Edward Hackett Includes a comment from the President of the Society of Christian Philosophers and Calvin College Prof. Christina Van Dyke Did Swinburne get Swindled? HT Dreher Michael Rea Facebook apology Wisdom and Folly blog The Federalist ht: Al Mohler “The … Continue reading

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There are as many gender identities as there are human beings…

This is the conclusion that Rebecca Reilly-Cooper comes to in trying to plumb the depths of the “gender identity” conversation. You can hear her argument in the youtube. You can hear her in vehement disagreement with the Everyday feminism community … Continue reading

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The Loss of Christian Intellectuals

HT: MereOrthodoxy and Francis Shaeffer Mere Orthodoxy Podcast discussion Alan Jacobs The Watchmen The model of separate-but-equal domains that Father Neuhaus chose may be the best that is generally available for most Christian intellectuals, but it means that the larger public sphere, the … Continue reading

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New study on “born that way”

The New Atlantis Executive summary sexual orientation fixed by innate biology not supported by science While there are biological factors no compelling biological explanation longitudinal studies suggest that 80% of male adolescents who experience same sex attraction will no longer … Continue reading

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From Bruce to Caitlyn to Mystique. Why the Bathroom Wars are all about Transcendence

The Bathroom-Culture War It’s important to dive a little deeper into this debate to see a lot of the detail that is being passed over in the furor. The question is what is required to constitute one’s public sexual identity. … Continue reading

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