Daily Archives: June 3, 2012

Quote of the Day: Michael Craft on Good Christian Manhood

Kathy Escobar has a good post, Ex-Good-Christian-Women, in which she talks about the burden Christian women carry of having to meet (presumably certain evangelical) expectations of what it means to be a good Christian woman.  Kathy then asks if men … Continue reading

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The John Edwards Trial; Everything Must Go

Here are two thoughts: 1.  People will probably disagree with me on this, but I was moved by how John Edwards daughter (Cate) and his parents stood by him throughout his trial, and how he said after the mistrial that … Continue reading

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At church this morning, the pastor read to us from Eugene Petersen’s rendition of Romans 8 in The Message.  You can read it here.  The following passage especially stood out to me: “The law always ended up being used as … Continue reading

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Rick Santorum’s It Takes a Family 13

In my latest reading of It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good, Rick Santorum talked about education.  I’ll use as my starting-point something that Santorum says on page 386 as he defends homeschooling against the charge that homeschooled … Continue reading

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