Category Archives: Faith & Ideology

Chickens coming home to roost

Thus does it become salient that Evangelical fealty to Donald Trump and the GOP, flavored with Christian Nationalism, has given religion and religious freedom a particularly bad odor, and not just to the secularists of the ascendant Left. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Evangelicalism, Intricate malice, Liberal Groin Pieties, Religious freedom, Sexualia, transgenderism, Transvaluation of Values | Leave a comment

“Because of … Sex”

Some personal thoughts and some channeling of smarter people’s thoughts on yesterday’s SCOTUS decision on Title VII and SOGI. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, conservatism, deathworks, democracy, Discrimination, Duly noted_stay tuned, Evangelicalism, Justice, Liberal Groin Pieties, Religious freedom | Leave a comment

Glimmers of light at the end

Of course, nobody other than the Illuminati who created this fake pandemic knows what our future holds, but a couple of people have some lovely ideas that “resonate” with me: It has been a dramatic time. We have stopped and … Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Asceticism, Economia, stay tuned, subsidiarity

The times, they are a changin’

Things are changing, or at least have great potential to change very soon. Some really hate and want to thwart that. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Journalism, lifeworks, Liturgy, Pre-American Christianity, stay tuned, Worship

Eric Metaxas

Eric Metaxas has bothered me a lot in the age of Trump. He was supposed to be a really bright guy, who wrote biographies of Martin Luther and Dietrich Bonhoeffer, both of which were acclaimed at least in the parts … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion distortion factor, Evangelicalism, Life political issues, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Senate

Timeless, ever-timely

What would your pastor/priest have said had your Church been open for Christianity’s greatest celebration? Continue reading

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“L’état, c’est moi” does not translate well into English

This is basically an aggregation with little comment. From FiveThirtyEight.com, two very useful ‘splainers: Why Did The World Shut Down For COVID-19 But Not Ebola, SARS Or Swine Flu? | FiveThirtyEight A Comic Strip Tour Of The Wild World Of … Continue reading

Posted in Health care, Journalism, Justice, Rights Talk, Science | Tagged

Miscellany

From the official U.S. Department of Justice account: During this sacred week for many Americans, AG Barr is monitoring govt regulation of religious services. While social distancing policies are appropriate during this emergency, they must be applied evenhandedly & not … Continue reading

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Un-learning

Sometimes, after a wrong start, you have to un-learn things. Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Christianity generally, Dispensationalism, Evangelicalism, lifeworks, Prophetic Hysterical Complex

Shattering a Shibboleth

Are salvation and conversion the same thing? Is salvation punctiliar or processional? Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, lifeworks