Daily Archives: March 12, 2019

Red Theology: On the Christian Communist Tradition — Zwinglius Redivivus

In Red Theology: On the Christian Communist Tradition, Roland Boer presents key moments in the 2,000 year tradition of Christian communism. Defined by the two features of alternative communal practice and occasional revolutionary action, Christian communism is predicated on profound … Continue reading

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Martin Luther: On Those Ignoramuses Troubled By The Differences in the Gospels — Zwinglius Redivivus

A Christian man should not be troubled at all that Matthew, Luke, John, Paul, Peter, etc., describe Christ differently, since we see that they agree in the main thing. And what an injustice it would be to demand that they … Continue reading

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Counter-Cultural Bravery is Relative

Originally posted on Reformedish:
Once you think about it for a minute, it’s very obvious, but I’ve wanted to make this point for a while: counter-cultural bravery is a relative phenomenon. Take the obvious example of someone uttering the phrase,…

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Book Review: FDR Goes To War

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
FDR Goes To War:  How Expanded Executive Power, Spiraling National Debt, And Restricted Civil Liberties Shaped Wartime America, by Burton W. Folsom, Jr & Anita Folsom The more I read in this book, the…

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Book Review: The Roosevelt Myth

Originally posted on Edge Induced Cohesion:
The Roosevelt Myth, by John T. Flynn This book took me a long time to read.  This fact does not make the book a bad one, but it does demonstrate that a particular context…

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Starting Again —

I remember whining to Rick about my inability to sustain a running habit. He said to me something like ‘just make sure you start over one more time than you quit’. I can’t say I’ve started over with running again, … Continue reading

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When Idiots Clash

Originally posted on Clarissa's Blog:
In the clash between Muslim parents and school authorities in the UK over the teaching about homosexuality to small kids, everybody is being a damn idiot. The parents are idiots because they think kids…

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Sheep and Goats

Originally posted on Fr Peter's Reflections:
If you go into the Stone Chapel of Lanier Theological Library on the north edge of Houston, you will see in the dome of the apse a figure of Jesus in a composite…

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