Category Archives: Pre-American Christianity

An anniversary and a testimonial

Today is the 52nd anniversary of my high school graduation. It might sound odd to remember that, but high school was formative for me because, almost impetuously, my parents and I agreed that I should go to a Christian (specifically … Continue reading

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Sunday, 12/2/18

60 seconds (unless you want to stop and reflect) Continue reading

Posted in Naked Emperors, Orthodoxy, Pre-American Christianity, the worst are full of passionate intensity

A distinctly American counterfeit

How, not that, America’s Jews turned blue is a cautionary tale. Continue reading

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Evangelicalism at its best

While some big-name Evangelicals beslime themselves by worship of he-who-shall-be-unnamed, the Mere Orthodoxy lads soldier on as serious thinkers. Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Pre-American Christianity, Sexualia

3 things, 12 rules, 1 prayer

[P]rophets are neither new nor controversial. To a first approximation, they only ever say three things: First, good and evil are definitely real. You know they’re real. You can talk in philosophy class about how subtle and complicated they are, … Continue reading

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Monday, 10/30/17

A potpourri with no common thread. Continue reading

Posted in Asceticism, Built Environment and Infrastructure, Christendom, Christianity generally, Damn rackets, Ecclesiology, Evangelicalism, History, Identitarianism, Journalism, Political Matters, Pre-American Christianity, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Sacramental Tapestry, Scientism, Thrown down gauntlet | 2 Comments

Valorizing spontaneity

I’ve been gathering some things for a blog that’s not ready for prime time. These stood out and I’m breaking them out.

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Thursday, 8/17/17

Least popular crayon in the box Suppressing White Supremacy Swapping Social Conservatism for Tribal Nationalism WaPo’s Straw Man

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Wednesday, 8/16/17

Faith suffuses today’s three items Continue reading

Posted in alt-right, antifa, BLM, Christianity generally, Identitarianism, Orthodoxy, Pre-American Christianity, Protestantism, Rhetorical fallacies | 2 Comments

Tuesday, 8/15/17

All-in-all, I did a pretty good job of not obsessing over Charlottesville.
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Posted in Evangelicalism, History, Literature, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Political Matters, Pre-American Christianity, Protestantism, Scientism, Sundry flakes, the worst are full of passionate intensity