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Hobby Lobby launches bible course

On Monday, the Mustang Public Schools board (in Oklahoma) approved a new Bible course developed by Hobby Lobby President Steve Green. Mustang will be the first district to test the supposedly secular curriculum. 217 more words

Ryan Hite

Rice,"Contraception and Persecution"

Next month, St. Augustine’s Press will publish Contraception and Persecution by Charles Rice (University of Notre Dame Law School). The publisher’s description follows.

“Contraceptive sex,” wrote social science researcher Mary Eberstadt in 2012, “is the fundamental social fact of our time.” In this important and pointed book, Charles E. 537 more words

Scholarship Roundup

A little history on Church and State, part two

To pick up where we left off:  “free exercise” of religion applies to beliefs, but not necessarily to religious practices. The government can pass laws that restrict religious practices if there is a “compelling interest” to do so . 405 more words


Separation of Church and State?

This piece was originally published in the Dickinson College newspaper, “The Dickinsonian”.

I was on twitter the other week and saw a tweet by the Huffington Post about how the Dali Lama “leads the Senate in its opening prayer”. 446 more words

NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Lifts Ban Blocking Churches From Holding Services in Public-School Buildings; Grace Fellowship Church Celebrates

It was a jubilant Palm Sunday at Grace Fellowship Church in Queens, where a congregation celebrated a decision by Mayor Bill de Blasio to allow religious services in public-school buildings.


Toleration and Morality

Christianity, Toleration, and Morality

By R. J. Rushdoony

 Implications of the Quarantine Laws

             The commandment, “Thou shalt not kill,” as its positive requirement, the mandate to preserve and further life within the framework of God’s law. 1,617 more words