Category Archives: Evangelicalism

With doctrine and church attendance.

Potpourri, 12/17/18

1 Here’s the racket that you should have gone into. You’re selling something, a college diploma, that’s deemed a necessity. And you have total pricing power. Better than that: When you raise your prices, you not only don’t lose customers, … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Evangelicalism, free speech, Journalism, Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Science, Uncategorized

Put Mass back in Christmas

It is, after all, a feast of the Christian Church. Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Evangelicalism, History, Liturgy, Protestantism, Secularism

Emollients (I hope)

1 I would find it more convincing that Trump is “shaking up his administration,” as the press reports every day or two, if they’d first report the deep complacency that needs roiling. (I just haven’t noticed that on my own.) … Continue reading

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Potpourri, 11/20/18

Starting with a great David Brooks excerpt; introducing the “woke workplace”; Continue reading

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Potpourri, 11/15/18

1 I never really kissed dating goodbye as a teenager in the mid-2000s — to be honest, I was pretty late in kissing it hello. But like many who were brought up in contact with evangelical culture, I absorbed its … Continue reading

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Potpourri 11/10/18

I indulged my urge to travel from October 29 through election day, with a long transcontinental flight back on Wednesday. Time didn’t permit keeping up with news, let alone commenting. I’ve spent too much time trying to “catch up.” Aware, … Continue reading

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Peter Principle update

One comment on a prominent figure named to a post “not in his wheelhouse.” Then comment (sigh) about an infinitely more prominent figure and his inadequacies. Continue reading

Posted in Arts and Music, Evangelicalism, Journalism, Literature, Political Matters

Alan Jacobs on Evangelicalism

Some very sharp observations by Alan Jacobs in a Los Angeles Review of Books interview. I’ll not highlight as you should read it all (if at all) and let Jacobs himself guide you: I felt that [Marilynne] Robinson was, in … Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicalism, Political Matters, Sundry flakes

Friday 10/12/18

Varied, and I can’t unequivocally say that the first item is most important, though it’s very important indeed. Continue reading

Posted in antifa, Bread & Circuses, Christendom, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Heckler's Veto, Internet, Jeremiad, Journalism, Legalia, Life political issues, Naked Emperors, Political Matters, Protestantism, Religiopreneurs, Roman Catholicism, Speech & Press, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Thrown down gauntlet

Mildly offensive to all

Baby narratives in Beto versus Ted. More. Continue reading

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