But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Monday, 14 May 2018 10:54

Bradstreet on Human Dignity and Multiculturaliam

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Thomas Bradstreet has recently published a couple important essays.

The first is a fascinating take on human dignity from a Reformed perspective (which he wrote with Dominic Foo). This is a long read, but worth it.

The second is on multiculturalism in the church. This one contains really important...

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Friday, 17 November 2017 07:13

On Abandoning Moral Principles for Political Power

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For almost two years, evangelicals and non-evangelicals have accused other evangelicals of “abandoning moral principles for political power.” This was a popular line throughout 2016, especially after Trump was nominated for and then elected President. This accusation has intensified...

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Monday, 13 November 2017 11:06

The Condemnation of Roy Moore and the Chorus of Condemnation

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imageAs Steve Hays as recently said, Roy Moore is now “doomed.” The latest accusation might be the tipping point. It is hard to imagine that he will survive this one. But as someone who analyzes the way public rhetoric functions and persuades, I find some important socio-rhetorical...

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Wednesday, 01 November 2017 01:54

The Power and Privilege in Evangelical  Identity Politics 

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Since the election of Donald Trump, an internal debate has arising in the liberal ranks over identity politics. Many liberals blame the exclusionary nature of identity politics for Hillary’s loss. The identities of identity politics all have a common enemy: the white...

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Friday, 18 August 2017 01:37

Why Evangelicals are Drawn to the Alt-Right

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I.  With the denunciations of the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” protest beginning to subside and our attention turning to reflect on how we got here, I’d like to offer some thoughts on why some Christians, particularly evangelicals, are drawn to the alt-right, white nationalism,...

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