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Category: Current events

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A House Divided

As the 2016 presidential elections are finally underway we are seeing a house divided. For months, the news has been focusing on the state of Iowa, where the 2016 caucuses (the first voting) have just finished. In a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, Chris Megerian and Mark Z. Barabak

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All Education Is Religious Education

Downtown Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia. Photo by henristosch, CC BY-SA 2.0 de, Wikipedia. A week before Christmas, the public schools of Augusta County were closed for a day because of possible “risk of harm to school officials” amid an angry backlash of parents over an assignment given to students at Riverheads

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Donald Trump vs. Cologne Deniers: The Price of Political Correctness

There’s a link between Donald Trump and the New Year’s Eve Cologne attacks. The New Year began in ugly fashion at the train station in Cologne, Germany. At least 100 German women were groped and raped. Der Spiegel wrote about “… drunk young men from North Africa who formed gangs

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Egypt: Where the President Apologizes for Muslim Abuse

In Egypt the man of peace is sowing peace again. On Thursday, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi repeated last year’s visit to an Orthodox Christmas Mass. He showed up, unannounced, in Cairo’s Coptic Cathedral where Egyptian Pope Tawadros II was celebrating Christmas Eve Mass. Al-Sisi has a pattern of such

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The Rise of a Muslim Reformation

Muslim terrorism has triggered an insider movement toward Muslim reformation. One of the most troubling facts about Islamic terrorism today is the sheer growth in the numbers of people willing to pursue violent jihad. David and Nancy French wrote about this recently. They pointed out that, given “Boko Haram, the Al-Nusra

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Intellectual Hospitality: Growth Spaces Instead Of Safe Spaces

Today many university students put subjectivity over objectivity, feelings over the pursuit of truth. We have written on this phenomenon in the post “Safe Spaces”: Converting Students to Jihadis on University Campuses. Maybe instead of simply critiquing this trend, we should provide an alternative. How about “growth spaces” of intellectual

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Colorado Springs: Every Human Life Is Precious

The recent tragic and vile shooting at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood facility has returned abortion to the front and center of the nation’s consciousness. There are two perspectives in the debate, one based in reality, the other in an ideological narrative. For years, the pro-abortion lobby has argued that

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SCOTUS, Meet American Principles

Last June 26 the US landscape fundamentally changed. On that day SCOTUS announced its majority opinion that “same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry in all States” and that “there is no lawful basis for a State to refuse to recognize a lawful same-sex marriage performed in another

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Artists Conference: A Phoenix Opportunity Coming Soon

Answer: The current media world saturated with atheistic values and destructive messages. Question: What do you get when you discourage Christian young people from studying the arts? Nobody should be surprised at the state of affairs in today’s entertainment industry. Or media in general. When, for generations, the church has considered art

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Ben Carson, Dan Quinn, and Sharia Law

A vigorous debate is underway in the United States over two different but related subjects. First was the observation raised by US presidential contender, Dr. Ben Carson. He said he does not believe that a Muslim who subscribes to Sharia law should be president. His statement raised a firestorm among

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