Culture Wars

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

By |November 18th, 2015|

“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|

(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|

(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|

(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|

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|

 (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|

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 my […]

Is God a homophobe?

By |April 26th, 2015|

A God versus political correctness hoo-ha erupted when the Western Conservative Summit, which has been called the CPAC of the West, refused to allow the Log Cabin Republicans, a same-sex marriage advocacy group, a display […]

Advancing justice for unborn victims

By |April 22nd, 2015|

Acknowledging the humanity of an unborn child is always the right thing to do, and it shouldn’t always have to be discussed in the context of abortion. That’s why the recently introduced “Offenses Against […]

America 2015: Clashing freedoms can coexist

By |April 18th, 2015|

(’76 Editor) Did you hear about the Jewish festival selling an exhibit table to the Christian proselytizers? Or the Catholic conference where opponents, after pitching a fit, were allowed […]