Archives for March 2015

The New Intolerance

I have an ambivalent relationship with First Things magazine because contributors often seem duty bound to frame discussion within the categories of Roman Catholic cultural apologetics. Catholic social commentators are good at analyzing the social currents, but the cultural categories -- the larger narrative in which they frame their analysis -- often strikes me as too accommodating to the … [Read more...]

Man is Not an Accident. A Preview of “Privileged Species: How the Cosmos is Designed for Human Life” [VIDEO]

Source: Evolution News and Views From the website: Are humans the accidental products of a blind and uncaring universe? Or are they the beneficiaries of a cosmic order that was planned beforehand to help them flourish? Privileged Species is a 33-minute documentary by Discovery Institute that explores growing evidence from physics, chemistry, biology, and related fields that our universe was … [Read more...]

Orthodox Christian Stewardship: What do Jesus, the Bible, and the Church Fathers Say about Tithing and Giving to God?

by John G. Panagiotou "Where your treasure is there will your heart be also."1 These words of Jesus have resonated within the hearts of people for two thousand years. What was Jesus talking about? What do Jesus, the Bible, and the Church Fathers have to say about tithing and giving to God? The Scriptures have no less than 2,350 verses having to do with money and money management. Jesus … [Read more...]

Rod Dreher: The New Battle Lines

Rod Dreher wrote recently on the American Conservative (The New Battle Lines) that the next step in the domination of culture by progressive elites will be to punish anyone who does not affirm homosexuality. I agree with him. The battle against gay marriage is lost. In fact, the moral inversion of Christian culture is largely complete (gay rights represents it final phase) and orthodox Christians … [Read more...]

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