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RECOMMENDED: The Final Break Between God and Country (Thomas Kidd)

“Perhaps the best thing that can come out of the gay marriage decision is for the church to make a final break between our faith and our nation.”

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An American Exceptionalism Bibliography

Below is a list of selected sources on American exceptionalism that I have found useful over the past several months. The topic is quite broad—my book is a treatment of exceptionalism in terms of historical theology, intellectual history, and American religious history. 4,421 more words

History

An invocation for Memorial Day

This year I was asked to give the benediction at the Memorial Day remembrance in my town. I’ve been asked before, but has always declined the invitation. 516 more words

Thoughts

Mainline Christian Decline - An Update

I’m beginning to find (time to look for) reflections about the survey from others in the mainline. This piece on on the Christian Century blog… 124 more words

Church

Politicians and Civil Religion

On March 23, 2015 before throngs of college students at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, Texas Ted Cruz officially announced his candidacy for President of the United States in 2016. 408 more words