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Music that Writes Culture, Part 2

Like so many young people today, Isaac Watts (1674-1748.) was frustrated with the quality of the hymns at his church.  After one Sunday service, he complained to his father, who challenged Isaac that if he did not like the hymns, he should produce something better.  The next Sunday, at age 18,

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A Call for Evangelicals to Return to Wholistic Ministry: Seeking the Transformation of Both Hearts and Societies

Recently a new friend, Pastor Wayne Wager of Illini Life Christian Fellowship at the University of Illinois, Champaign, sent me a paper he had written entitled The Buses Will Wait: The Emergence and Rise of Neo-Evangelicalism (1940-1970).  His paper explores the history of evangelicals with a focus on the Neo-Evangelical

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Is America a Christian Nation? Part 2 of 2

But it is here that we need to make a distinction.  This is a distinction that most people, including Barack Obama, fail to make.  The distinction is between what we might call ideological pluralism and political/social pluralism. Dictionary.com provides us with several definitions of pluralism.  Two of these definitions can

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