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Publius #3 – Our Factious Nature

By |January 31st, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, constitution, Culture Wars, Economics, Eye On Politics, Government, History, Ideas, Law, Leadership, Liberty, Media, Opinion, Policy, Politics, Republicans, Uncategorized, Values|

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man; and we see them everywhere brought into different degrees of activity, according to the different circumstances of civil society. A zeal for [...]

Publius #2 – No Angels Among Us

By |January 30th, 2016|Categories: America, Conservatives, constitution, Culture Wars, Elections, Events, Eye On Politics, Government, History, Ideas, Justice, Leadership, Liberty, Opinion, Policy, Politics, Republicans, Uncategorized, Values|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition. The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place. It may be a reflection on human nature, that such devices should be [...]

Christian worldview faces growing opposition

By |January 14th, 2016|Categories: Christianity, Culture Wars, Ideas, Islam, Opinion|Tags: , , |

(By Brad Hughes, Centennial Fellow) A majority of blacks, along with almost half of all Democrats, now believe that Christians pose a bigger threat to America than Muslims. A new poll from Clout Research, commissioned by [...]

Anti-intellectual threat in academe isn’t from the right

By |November 18th, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars, Education, Ideas, Liberals & the left, Religion|Tags: , , , |

“Dear Professor: Is this course going to challenge my faith and make me feel uncomfortable?” While this is not a direct quote from one of Whitney Cox’s students at the University of Houston, it is the paraphrase that Cox used […]

Why not gay marriage? Here’s why not

By |November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , , |

(By Phil Mitchell, CCU Faculty) In my thirty-five years of college teaching I have been asked scores of times, “What do you think about gay marriage?” In this post I would like to give a [...]

A way forward on traditional marriage

By |October 27th, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , , , , |

(By Donald Devine, '76 Contributor) Ryan T. Anderson has written what will become the standard argument for traditional marriage. Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom is his rational explanation of what marriage is, why [...]

How Republican candidates should answer the “life of the mother” question

By |August 18th, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , , , |

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) When Megyn Kelly in the Fox GOP debate asked Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker if he would “really let a mother die rather than have an abortion” I could actually hear [...]

Gruesome videos renew abortion debate

By |August 13th, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , |

Most people, regardless of their views on abortion, were revolted by recent videos showing Planned Parenthood officials talking cavalierly about the harvesting of healthy fetal body parts and discussing the terms of the sale of [...]

The Obergefell v. Hodges decision in biblical perspective

By |July 5th, 2015|Categories: Courts, Culture Wars|

 (By Brad Hughes, Centennial Fellow) The US Supreme Court decision on Obergefell v. Hodges is a clear indicator that our judicial system is badly broken, a clear reminder that the court opposes the Judeo-Christian foundations upon which the nation was founded, and a clear omen that more moral and legal confusion is on the way in America. […]

Conservatives and the death penalty

By |April 26th, 2015|Categories: Culture Wars|Tags: , , , , |

I’m not afraid to get embarrassed, and I want to share this philosophical, political, and epistemological journey with you, the reader, in hopes that you will enrich it. I have not given comprehensive review to [...]