The Bible

Trump’s Christian Apologists Are Unchristian is the name of a  column recently  by William Saletan , published on Slate. As a  Christian myself,  William Saletan and Slate are not exactly  my first websites to refer to for  spiritual guidance and Christian doctrine.   But since Saletan and Slate are influential, I guess their arguments have to […]

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Allan on December 24th, 2018

It’s Christmastime, and  some people are politicizing the holiday to guilt trip Americans into feeling bad for supporting border security. Beware of this trick. For the entire blog entry, click here. Blog entry by Allan Wall, published December 24th, 2018. MERRY CHRISTMAS!  

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The Southern Baptist Convention (the country’s biggest Protestant denomination) recently condemned the “Alt-Right” at their Annual Meeting. Apart from specific issues involved in the Alt-Right resolution, this is part of a larger pattern. The Southen Baptist denomination in recent years has been trying to make amends for its past.   But what do you want to […]

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The leaders of the  Southern Baptist Church, America’s largest Protestant denomination, have gotten themselves into a tizzy over the supposed lack of diversity in their denomination. What’s the real issue here, from a Christian perspective? The Christian religion is both universal and particular. Christianity is a universal religion. It’s for  all those who believe in […]

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Contra the “proposition nation” rhetoric, the U.S.A. is not an “idea”, but a real flesh-and-blood nation, with its own culture, history and traditions. I ran across an article (on the Wall Street Journal, ironically) describing the interesting “perambulation” tradition still practiced in New Hampshire.   We ought to adopt this custom on the national level. […]

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Since the Bible never endorses an amnesty for illegal aliens, saying that it does requires some – how shall we say? – creative hermeneutics.   But open boosters don’t shy away from doing so. The National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference held a conference in Houston, and guess what, amnesty was on the agenda.  Even a […]

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Allan on December 30th, 2011

This year, 2011, is the 400th anniversary of the publication of the most influential book in the history of the United States and of the entire English-speaking world. That book is the King James Version of the Bible first published in England in 1611. The King James Version (KJV), also called the Authorized Version, is […]

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