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Book review: "Limits of Liberal Democracy: Religion and Politics at the End of Modernity," Scott Moore, IVPress, 2009. -Part 2

Please be sure to read part 1 before continuing with this post, which is just the second half of an overly extended essay.

Having made this awesome and bold claim about Jesus Christ, John says in verse 14, “The Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth.” to make his point of the importance of hospitality, Moore needs to exposit this idea far more carefully, rather than using it as little more than an illustration of hospitality, a reaching out to dwell where people really are (John had used a picturesque word meaning “spread his tent among us.”) 395 more words

Slippery Slogan

Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows: Part 5

Slippery Slogan

This is Part 5 of a blog series titled “Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows.”
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Trump Presidency

We are no longer establishing ourselves as the brightest beacon for freedom or opportunity.

I will never forget my children’s words that day.

I remember where I was when I got a phone call from a friend, who knows I don’t watch much television, and especially not news.  2,169 more words

Equality

Not a Prayer

Like used car salesmen, political consultants are despised as kind of the scum of the earth – but they’re necessary. Someone has to move the product – the deathtrap of a car or the politician who’s a bit of a fool. 3,031 more words

Donald Trump

Senator Milquetoast

It’s good that U.S. Senator Gary Peters has spoken out against the President’s anti-immigration Executive Order. But sadly, the voice is muffled.

“As a member of the Senate Homeland Security and Armed Services Committees, my top priority is ensuring we’re doing everything we can to keep Americans safe.

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Making America 'great' again...

Full disclosure:  I originally wrote this in early November, before the election, and it’s been hovering near the trash can in my draft folder since then.   1,164 more words

America: A Blessed Nation? - 13

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD. Psalm 33:12a.

You see, this is why America needs to return to God, to go back to our Judeo-Christian roots. 537 more words

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