All posts by Samuel James

Samuel D. James serves in the Office of the President at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. You can follow him on Twitter @samueld_james.

biola

“It’s Going to be an Issue.” Biola, Conscience, and the Culture War

“It’s going to be an issue.” You may recall those five words that were spoken by Solicitor General Donald Verrilli in the oral arguments phase of Obergefell v Hodges. Specifically, that sentence was Verrilli’s response to a question from Justice...

/ June 17, 2016
arlenes-flowers

The Culture War Is Interested in You

NOTE: Because Jake is a nincompoop he accidentally forgot to update the author information on this post before posting. The post is by Samuel James of the ERLC. Last summer, David Brooks wrote that the social conflicts “oriented around the Sexual revolution” were over....

/ May 18, 2016
book-reviews

Reviewing “The Faith of Christopher Hitchens”

I’m pleased to publish this guest post by Samuel D. James. You can learn more about him in his bio at the end of this post. Larry Taunton, The Faith of Christopher Hitchens: The Restless Soul of the World’s Most...

/ April 7, 2016
planned-parenthood-rhetoric

The Abortion Lobby’s Deathly Shibboleths

I’m pleased to publish this guest post by Samuel D. James. You can learn more about him in his bio at the end of this post. George Orwell once said that if it’s possible for bad thinking to corrupt language,...

/ March 3, 2016