Category: Demographics

Honor Thy Boomer

Boomers have had all the luck of cod in a cask in recent generational warfare. Lyman Stone declared at The Atlantic that “The Boomers Ruined Everything.” Joseph Sternberg accuses the Boomer bloc of The Theft of a Decade, stealing Millenials’...

/ October 20, 2020

Brexit and the Moral Vision of Nationhood

On the morning of June 24, Britain awoke to the devastation of a vast political and social earthquake, as, after an unpleasant and divisive campaign, a majority of our nation voted to leave the European Union (EU). The aftershocks and...

/ July 5, 2016

Social Conservatives and Donald Trump

Three brief observations on the question of social conservatism’s relationship to Donald Trump:

/ February 18, 2016

New York Times: Red-State Evangelical Fundamentalism

Karl Giberson and Randall Stephens have penned an excoriating editorial in the New York Times on Red-State evangelical fundamentalism. This is no surprise as Giberson, in particular, and Stephens, authors of The Anointed: Evangelical Truth in a Secular Age, have reigned...

/ October 18, 2011

The Christian Post and Sojourners

Apologies for returning to this theme yet again, but this is what happens when discussions occur and I have words to say. At any rate, The Christian Post took a gander at Mere-O today and provided  a reasonably accurate overview...

/ September 7, 2011

Sojourners and the Controversy that Will Not Go Away

Sojourners, the leading organization of the evangelical left, can’t seem to escape the controversy that erupted in March when it rejected an advertisement from Believe out Loud, an organization trying to “significantly increase the number of local churches and denominations...

/ September 6, 2011

quotations on wealth – Intelligent views on money from Jesus, Jeff Buckley, The Beatles, Plato, Dante Alighieri, Boethius, Aristotle, & Lucan

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do...

/ May 25, 2006