Posted by: readerjohn | February 24, 2015

Tuesday, 2/24/15

  1. Conditional support
  2. Holy Coptic New Martyrs
  3. Can we distinguish “true Islam” from false?
  4. Wooly heads, wooly policy
  5. Denying religious legitimacy, part 2
  6. More on “true Islam”

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Posted by: readerjohn | February 22, 2015

When rights clash

I’ve been reflecting a bit more deeply on the clash of rights occasioned by same-sex marriage.

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Posted by: readerjohn | February 21, 2015

Saturday, 2/21/15

  1. A Brief, Heartening History of Race
  2. Food scolds do a 180
  3. Imperialism Goes Mental
  4. A most dubious foundation
  5. Reason’s Faith
  6. Biology doesn’t matter (except when it does)

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Posted by: readerjohn | February 20, 2015

Friday, 2/20/15

  1. Christianity=Christianity, Islam=Religion
  2. National Prayeriness Breakfast again
  3. How are Christians saved (& Copts damned)?
  4. The blindness of the WEIRD
  5. Ees outrage! (But may I ask a question or two?)

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Posted by: readerjohn | February 18, 2015

Wednesday, 2/18/15

  1. Christian Art > Evangelical Art
  2. What the End of the World Looks Like
  3. I didn’t coin “Christianophobia,” but …
  4. Enhanced offensiveness in Indiana
  5. History as Propaganda
  6. Coptic Christian Martyrs: Made in America

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Posted by: readerjohn | February 16, 2015

Monday, 2/16/15

  1. The New Hypocrisy
  2. Kristoff’s better than ISIS
  3. Heresy, full stop
  4. Fides quaerens intellectum?

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Posted by: readerjohn | February 15, 2015

Sunday of the Last Judgment

  1. Leithart’s six impossible things before breakfast
  2. Doubter website doesn’t immunize apostate webmaster
  3. Obama’s secret bomb-thrower party
  4. What’s the deadliest religion?

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Posted by: readerjohn | February 14, 2015

Valentine’s Day

  1. Presumptions
  2. There are some things you can’t un-see
  3. Kristoff’s bigotry
  4. Duplicitous dissenters among us

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Posted by: readerjohn | February 14, 2015

Roses are red …

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“The remarks made in this essay do not represent scholarly research. They are intended as topical stimulations for conversation among intelligent and informed people.” (Gerhart Niemeyer)

Some succinct standing advice on recurring themes.

Posted by: readerjohn | February 13, 2015

In modern America the story is always lies

Culled from Friday morning “news.”

  1. Brian Williams
  2. Birth Mothers
  3. Religious violence
  4. Bruce Jenner is a woman

Bonus

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