Daily Archives: February 24, 2012

Does the Welfare State Reduce Morality?

Under Rachel Held Evans’ post, Ask a Christian Progressive, Arni Zachariassen makes the following thought-provoking comment: “I live in one of the Nordic countries where the welfare state is arguably the most highly developed in the world. Our health care … Continue reading

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SM-Jesus vs. Paul

For my write-up today on Hans Dieter Betz’s Sermon on the Mount, I’ll use as a launch-pad Matthew 7:22-23, which states (in the KJV): “Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Religion

Nixon’s Civil Rights 24

In my reading of Nixon’s Civil Rights, Dean Kotlowski talks about Richard Nixon’s stance on the Equal Rights Amendment.  Phyllis Schlafly’s concern about the amendment was that it would remove gender distinctions from the law and thus invalidate legal protections … Continue reading

Posted in Black History Month, Politics