Daily Archives: June 5, 2018

Gay Marriage, Wedding Cakes, and Freedom of Association

Originally posted on International Liberty:
There’s a big controversy about whether business owners with traditional religious beliefs should be coerced by government into doing business with gay couples who want to get married. Back in 2015, I explained that the…

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Saintly Sages: Temptation or Sin?

Drawing upon the wisdom and experience of Church Fathers, Padre Quadrupani illustrates the difference between involuntarily experiencing temptations and voluntarily committing sin. The holy abbot St. Antony was accustomed to say to the phantoms of his mind: “I see you, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Apologia Of Robert Keayne

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Apologia Of Robert Keayne:  The Self-Portrait Of A Puritan Merchant, edited by Bernard Bailyn One finds Nathanish people in the strangest places.  This particular short book is the very long will one of…

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Book Review: The Origins Of American Politics

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Origins Of American Politics, by Bernard Bailyn As someone familiar with the author’s work [1], I must say I enjoyed this book and had a good idea of what to expect from it…

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Book Write-Up: Old Testament Theology for Christians

John H. Walton.  Old Testament Theology for Christians: From Ancient Context to Enduring Beliefs.  IVP Academic, 2017.  See here to purchase the book. John H. Walton is a scholar of the Hebrew Bible, which he teaches at Wheaton College. In … Continue reading

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