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    Why Liberalism Failed

    Patrick Deneen's Why Liberalism Failed offers a whole host of reasons for the failure of liberalism (as well as reasons to belief that it has, in fact, failed). Here are... Read more
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    Sex, Covenant and Consent

    The Bible has always linked sex to covenant rather than consent because the writers of the Bible understood that sex is political, relational and social. Consent is... Read more
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    On Creeds and Wedding Vows

    Here's how Ben Myers opens his recently published The Apostles Creed: A Guide to the Ancient Catechism. It won't surprise you to learn that I thoroughly agree with both... Read more
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    The Taylor Swift Option

    Last year we saw a flurry of posts riffing off Rod Dreher's "Benedict Option" and offering all sorts of alternatives. We had the Francis Option, the Kuyper Option, the... Read more
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    Think, Because The Lord Will Give You Understanding

    "Think over what I say, for the Lord will give you understanding in everything," says Paul in 2 Timothy 2:7. Pursue understanding, because God gives understanding. Work,... Read more
  • From Eucharist to Euangelion image

    From Eucharist to Euangelion

    Todd Billings argues that our understanding of salvation and our practice of the Lord's Supper are more connected than we realise. In his recent Remembrance, Communion... Read more
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    The Christian Origins of Victimhood Culture

    One more thing that is worth noticing about the rise of victimhood culture—defined in the sense we saw
    on Monday—is how far it reflects an essentially Christian...
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    The Rise of Victimhood Culture

    There are three types of moral culture, argue sociology professors Bradley Campbell and Jason Manning: dignity culture, honour culture, and victimhood culture. (By... Read more
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    Are the “Angels of the Seven Churches” Human...

    In Revelation 1-3, John is told to write to the "angels" of seven churches in Asia Minor. This is the sort of detail that most of us, I imagine, do not give a lot of... Read more
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    Pentecost Versus Populism

    Peter Leithart:

    Tongues were a warning to Rome. Though dominated by Latin in the west and Greek in the east, the empire was polyglot. The sounds of the Pentecostal...
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