Monthly Archives: March 2014

Monday, 3/31/14

I almost found nothing to blog about today, but Rod Dreher added enough to Ross Douthat to make a bloggable mashup. Plus a short prophecy of my own. Continue reading

Posted in Education, Faith & Ideology, Marriage (real), Moralistic therapeutic deism, Nominalism and Realism

Sunday, 3/30/14

Sunnie’s Under-the-Bus Adventure Dr. John is not Donny Osmond Walking in Putin’s Shoes A little soulcraft

Posted in Arts and Music, Culture, Discrimination, Empire, Foreign Affairs, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Russia

The World Vision kerfuffle

In the hour of real trial, will Evangelicalism field 7,000 unbent knees, a squadron of Polycarps who won’t offer even a pinch of incense? Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Ecclesiology, Evangelicalism, Marriage (real), Parachurch, Thrown down gauntlet

Friday, 3/28/14

“Can we be good without God?” Who cares? God came not to make bad men good, but dead men alive. (Four other items, too, including the ageless conceit that our economics is God’s economics.) Continue reading

Posted in Civil Religion, Economia, Faith & Ideology, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Nominalism and Realism, Orthodoxy, Poetry, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism | Tagged

Thursday 3/27/14

Reverse Alchemy Hobby Lobby the day after the day after Crisis Fatigue Human nature, Mother Nature and Moore’s Law How not to win a Senate seat in Iowa

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Evangelicalism, Foreign Affairs, Legalia, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Russia, war | Tagged , ,

Wednesday, 3/26/14

Vindication The Thing Books that Used to be Conservativesm Back in the USA Why didn’t we intervene in …? Implying consent The No Win Hobby Lobby Situation

Posted in Built Environment and Infrastructure, Capitalism, Civil Religion, Economia, Family, Foreign Affairs, Legalia, Literature, Marriage (real), Religiopreneurs, Religious freedom, State capitalism, war

SCOTUS Day, 3/25/14

Rick Warren on Purpose-Driven Business Ed Whelan on Employer duty, Employee rights Daniel Blomberg on the Government’s implausible mantra Michael A. Helfand on the Government’s Theological claim Errata For Graphic Learners Professor Volokh’s dispassionate Guide for the Perplexed Tipsy’s Take … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Legalia, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, statism

Monday, 3/24/14

Every word a lie? An astonishing recording rediscovered Fred Phelps Fun Phacts Sympathy with the Devil

Posted in Arts and Music, Corporatism, Journalism, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Secularism

Sunday, 3/23/14

Orchestral March Madness How much is that Congressman in the Window? Douthat Answers Reader Questions Politics as usual: mutual supporter outrage

Posted in Arts and Music, Damn rackets, Faith & Ideology

Saturday, 3/22/14

More on foreign affairs (including an NPR indiscretion on NATO), corporate personhood follies and more. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Abortion distortion factor, Empire, Foreign Affairs, Life political issues, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Roman Catholicism, Russia, Speech & Press, war