Category Archives: Religiopreneurs

A real deal Christian on the left

Would that all become Orthodox Christians, but better by far to follow the Shane Claiborne path than to leave all semblance of Christianity. Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicalism, Free-range Christians, Intrigued, lifeworks, Political Matters, Religiopreneurs

Subliminal religion in politics

“Chase religious ideas out one door and they inevitably come in another — because the human mind naturally rebels against a worldview as incomplete, as manifestly threadbare, as pure materialism.” Ross Douthat * * * I used to say “I’m … Continue reading

Posted in "Spiritual" (maybe Religious), Evangelicalism, Faith & Ideology, Moralistic therapeutic deism, Orthopathos, Political Matters, realignment, Religiopreneurs, Sundry flakes | Tagged

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

Jesus, loser

I think Christian Smith pretty well described Moralistic Therapeutic Deism when he coined the term, but Fr. Patrick Henry Reardon’s definition is now my favorite: The function of Church in society is to keep spiritually healthy and morally upright those … Continue reading

Posted in American Folk Religion, Asceticism, Capitalism, Consumerism, Damn rackets, Jeremiad, Orthodoxy, Religiopreneurs

On the other hand …

Two critiques of Billy Graham to complement yesteray’s eulogy. Continue reading

Posted in Calvinism, Ecclesiology, Evangelicalism, Nominalism and Realism, Parachurch, Religiopreneurs, Roman Catholicism, Salvation

Friday, 11/10/17

Quite a potpourri, from folk theodicy and folk Calvinism though gender reassignment and untreated mental illness. Continue reading

Posted in Anodynes & Nostrums, Calvinism, Christianity generally, Film, Health care, History, Justice, Literature, Naked Emperors, Pinch of Incense, Political correctness, Political Matters, progressivism, Protestantism, Religiopreneurs, Salvation, Science, Sexualia, solidarity, Sundry flakes, transgenderism | Tagged , , , , , , ,


Now that I have your attention, a serious comment on a pandemic I escaped. Continue reading

Posted in Asceticism, Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Gnosticism, Religiopreneurs, Sacramental Tapestry, Salvation, Sexualia | Tagged

The Hank Hanegraaf teachable moment

1 Ed Stetzer’s Christianity Today blog on the conversion of the Bible Answer Man to Christian Orthodoxy has been eating at me. Here’s the part that bugs me, in what I consider the relevant context: The early church was indeed more … Continue reading

Posted in Capitalism, Christendom, Consumerism, Evangelicalism, History, Jeremiad, Liturgy, Orthodoxy, Religiopreneurs, Thrown down gauntlet

Is Revelation Reasonable?

Is revelation reasonable? Distinguishing distinct things. Beauty & the Beast as gay propaganda. Diversity warring with democracy. More. Continue reading

Posted in Christendom, Christianity generally, Consumerism, Evangelicalism, Film, grievance mongering, History, Orthodoxy, Poetry, populism, Religiopreneurs, Roman Catholicism, Secularism, Sexualia, solidarity

Is it good for man to be alone?

It it good for man to be alone? Seems so, according to some. 7 other items. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, Asceticism, Dispensationalism, grievance mongering, Life political issues, Political Matters, Religiopreneurs, Russia, Selma Envy, Sexualia, Sundry flakes, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Transvaluation of Values | Tagged