Monthly Archives: July 2020

Quote for the day

Among the many surprises I had while conducting the Non-Believing Clergy study, was that it was routine for people who entered the clergy in the south not to have received legitimate science education in public school. Call me naïve, but … Continue reading

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Dismal theology-related applause of the day

I pointed yesterday to a story that explains why John MacArthur has decided to ignore a shutdown order: “Government officials have no right to interfere in ecclesiastical matters in a way that undermines or disregards the God-given authority of pastors … Continue reading

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War-gaming a Trump loss

I was a wild-eyed outlier when I said in 2017 that I didn’t think Trump would go peacefully if he lost the upcoming election. Now, lots of other people are worried about that, too. The group, which included Democrats and … Continue reading

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Dismal theology-related story of the day

John MacArthur’s Grace Community Church is going to ignore a government shutdown order and denies that the state has a right to issue it. About two weeks after California indefinitely closed churches and other businesses in more than 30 of … Continue reading

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Christian deep-thinker: The end justifies the means

A piece at the Christian Post argues, basically, that Christians should vote for Trump because the end justifies the means. I’ll admit that in 2016 I abhorred the man’s behavior and I certainly wasn’t confident that Donald Trump would be … Continue reading

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