Daily Archives: June 22, 2012

Ascetic Mindsets and Marriage: Stoicism and Augustine

For my write-up today on The Cambridge History of Christianity: Constantine to c. 600, I’ll interact loosely with a question that I have: How did ascetic movements, such as Stoicism and Christianity, approach the issue of marriage?  After all, they … Continue reading

Posted in Greco-Roman, IV Maccabees, Philosophy, Religion, School

Ron Paul’s Liberty Defined 10: The Radical Becoming Reality

Ron Paul presented an interesting scenario on pages  270-271 of Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues That Affect Our Freedom.  He says that there will come a time when the states will ignore the mandates of the federal government, which will … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health Care, Political Philosophy, Politics