Matt May

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President Bush: Model Methodist


Cynthia Astle, editor of the invaluable publication UM NeXus, writes in a July 5 blog post that George W. Bush — all by himself — “has deleteriously transformed the American legal system” by commuting the sentence of former White House aide I. Lewis Libby, in direct contradiction to the teachings of Jesus Christ and the […]

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The Bush Library’s Methodist Critics


What happens when the disingenuous arguments so popular in academia are parroted by the clergy? The results are on display in the campaign to dissuade Southern Methodist University from becoming the home of the future George W. Bush Presidential Library. A recent commentary by Rev. William K. McElvaney and Dr. Susanne Johnson, posted on United […]

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