Monthly Archives: May 2015

Pentecost (Eastern), 2015

Diabolical Discourse Concrete thinking, Abstract thinking Thinking and speaking Christianly to the Culture Turing tests, Android love, and atavism

Posted in History, liberalism, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Naked Public Square, Nominalism and Realism, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Secularism, Speech & Press, Technology

Friday, 5/29/15

Quod ubique, quod semper, quod ab omnibus Cowboy Church Happy Ending Guaranteed Hard Case, Bad Law If a Christian fell in a forest, … Got 3 oz. that need mailing?

Posted in Christendom, Christianity generally, History, Political Matters, Protestantism

Wednesday, 5/27/15

A tidbit about Copernicus and heliocentrism followed by four more-or-less-Jeremiads. Continue reading

Posted in Atheism, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Foreign Affairs, Islam, Jeremiad, Marriage (real), Moralistic therapeutic deism, Prophetic Hysterical Complex, Roman Catholicism, Russia, Science, Sexualia, Sundry flakes | Tagged , , , ,

Tuesday, 5/26/15

Miscellany followed by some First Things June/July highlights. Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Discrimination, Evangelicalism, Gaying away the Pray, History, humanism, Marriage (real), Playful, Protestantism, Science, Sexualia, Survey, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Ascension Day 2015

The 13-year-old atheist Priorities Pat fires back Noah pushes Rod for specifics David French’s Four Truths

Posted in Atheism, Benedict Option, chicken hawks, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Legalia, Marriage (real), Orthodoxy, Playful, Poetry, Political Matters, Protestantism, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Sexualia, Sundry flakes, war

Wednesday, 5/20/15

More on the Pew Survey, Calling St. Ambrose, and Dreher clarifies, again, that the Benedict Option is cultural, not political. Continue reading

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Sunday, 5/17/15

A great bookstore, varieties of revenge porn, news flash to orthodox Christian America, and a myth that’s hard as cockroaches to kill. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Capitalism, Christianity generally, Consumerism, History, liberalism, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Naked Public Square, Natural Law, Nominalism and Realism, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Secularism

Saturday, 5/16/15

Taking a stab at aphorism A Rarity: I review a book Noise + Jokes ≠ Worship

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Friday, 5/15/15

Martyrdom, persecution, complicity, the non-observance of Christ’s Ascension, a high-level Indiana RFRA post-mortem and, finally, beautiful music. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Christianity generally, Corporatism, Damn rackets, Demographics, Ecclesiology, Evangelicalism, Gaying away the Pray, Libertarianism, Marriage (real), Moralistic therapeutic deism, Natural Law, Nominalism and Realism, Orthodoxy, Pinch of Incense, Protestantism, Religious freedom, Roman Catholicism, Secularism, Sexualia, Sundry flakes, The best lack all conviction, the worst are full of passionate intensity | Tagged , ,

Wednesday, 5/13/15

This is mostly depressing. You probably shouldn’t read it. Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Built Environment and Infrastructure, Corporatism, Damn rackets, Demographics, Foreign Affairs, Journalism, Naked Public Square, Plutocracy, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Secularism, Sport, war | Tagged , , ,