Category Archives: Natural Law

Single standards

Should any creative professionals be compelled to create? Continue reading

Posted in antipluralism, Arts and Music, deathworks, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, grievance mongering, Legalia, Marriage (civil), Natural Law, Political Matters, progressivism | Leave a comment

Taking the bait

Some people are taking Farhad Manjoo’s slow-day op-ed exscrecence more seriously than I did. Sometimes a piece of writing so perfectly distills a cultural moment and mood that it deserves to be given outsized attention. That’s very much the case … Continue reading

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The PCA and The Nashville Statement

[The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)] endorsing the Nashville Statement was an odd move. The Statement itself is a jumble. It purports to be a broad account of Christian teachings on sexuality, but has nothing to say about divorce, contraception, … Continue reading

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Twiblings

As if on cue, an example of today’s version of satanic banality. I’m really sticking my neck out on this, but here goes. But first, remember the conclusion to my latest blog when you parse “satanic”: The man who approaches … Continue reading

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Potpourri (mostly political) 9/25/18

1 I apologize if I’ve quoted this before, but I’m a retired lawyer, I’ve watched SCOTUS for decades, and I can’t stop mulling this over. Here goes: I can imagine two operative standards for a nominee in Kavanaugh’s shoes. One … Continue reading

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Creed and deed

Are Christian ethics separable from Christian doctrine? Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Duly noted, Ecclesiology, Faith & Ideology, Natural Law, Thrown down gauntlet

The mind that dare not speak its name

The mind that dare not speak its name is what makes Albert Mohler interesting. Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Natural Law, Science, Sexualia, Thrown down gauntlet, transgenderism

Monday, 11/27/17

A couple of things with a little substance plus some cut-and-paste fun items. Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, conservatism, Demographics, Faith & Ideology, Marriage (real), Natural Law, Orthodoxy, paganism, Poverty, progressivism, Sexualia

Tryptophan reading

The stuff I omitted in this morning’s post. Continue reading

Posted in Anodynes & Nostrums, Bread & Circuses, conservatism, Evangelicalism, Foreign Affairs, Free-range Christians, Humor, Journalism, Natural Law, Orthodoxy, progressivism, Sexualia, Virtue signaling

Monday, 9/18/17

Notably, NYT’s Ryan Liptak tries to do a fair job on the Masterpiece Cake case, and comes pretty close. More. Continue reading

Posted in death, Dignitary harm, Discrimination, Evangelicalism, Gaying away the Pray, Natural Law, Nominalism and Realism, Political Matters, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Speech & Press