Posts tagged "CULTURE WAR"
Daily Links: 'Bout Time Edition

Daily Links: ‘Bout Time Edition

Ross gets it right? The Revealer has made no secret of its feelings on much of Times columnist Ross Douthat’s work in the past, but his article about the recent controversy over the anti-Islam video produced here in America and the ensuing unrest in the Middle East is worth giving a look. Now if only...

Assessing the Culture Warriors

From Tim Muldoon's article at WaPo's On Faith blog, "Faltering and Leading: The Conservative Moment," in which Muldoon assesses David French's fawning assessment of the state of the Conservative movement (only evangelicals need work harder!) and finds it almost very satisfactory:
If there is a hopeful note in this ancient and new story of...

“Spiritual War – Now More Than Ever!”

Every now and then The Revealer receives a press release that’s worth publishing as a kind of primary document journalism. Last time we did this, it was with a press release for a Witches’ Days of Prayer for the election. Now, from the “other side,” comes this call for Christian spiritual warriors to gear up for the...

19 September 2004 Daily Links

Doug Grow, of The Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports on the tempest-in-a-teapot in central Minnesota’s Renville County, after Texas-transplant Rick Blauvelt attempted to form a “Teen Age Republicans” chapter with an ad that read: “‘This group will be a grass-roots movement to learn about how America got started, the difference between Republicans and Democrats, why the nation...

10 August 2004 Daily Links

Veli-Matti Karkkainen, a Finnish theologian who has taught at Fuller Theological Seminary, the United States’ largest interdenominational seminary, since 2000, was forced to leave the country at the end of July. Chris Herlinger, writing for Ecumenical News International, reports on how the rules governing visas for religious professionals, academics and journalists have changed since September 11th. Karkkainen,...

03 August 2004 Daily Links

CBC News reports that the Vatican is setting up a sports department “to move the Roman Catholic Church closer to a ‘nerve centre’ of modern life,” with the hope that sports can become a new avenue for evangelization. “The Vatican noted that there is an ugly side to sports without going into details,” CBC writes, “but said it...

The Secular Tide

“Meet the new face of intolerance,” writes The Wall Street Journal editorial page, and guess who the Journal‘s talking about? The “left” of course. Which left? The “irreligious left,” currently threatening the nation with an overwhelming tide of secularism. “Secular absolutism is becoming the most potent religious force in America.” Confused? So were we, until the Journal taught us topsy-turvy...

Fleshiness Theology

“‘There’s something very important about the fleshiness of Jesus,’” says Jay Johnson, a theologian at the Pacific School of Religion’s Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies in Religion and Ministry. That “fleshiness” is at the heart of a growing school of queer theology explored with admirable depth and balance by Malcolm Gay, writing for the East Bay Express. The...