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by | Sep 21, 2022

The Pew Research Center published a study last week that predicts Christians will make up less than half of Americans by around 2050, if current trends hold. According to this scenario, Americans will be split in 2070 between 46 percent…

by | Jun 23, 2022

The game of operator played cross-generationally by Supreme Court justices so warps constitutional jurisprudence that the opinion and the dissent often get it wrong, as they did in Carson v. Makin this week. “Justice [Stephen] Breyer stresses the importance of…

by | Jun 4, 2022

Iliff School of Theology is an official theological school and approved seminary of the United Methodist Church that in 2017 received $806,763 from the denomination to train future ordinands. The school was founded in 1892 as part of Colorado Seminary…

by | May 21, 2022

After four decades of apparently losing the argument that the 17th-century English philosopher John Locke was religious and not a hedonistic utilitarian, I apparently recently proved my case here in The American Spectator so well that Locke is now being…

by | May 14, 2022

When I was young, I was dropped off at a friend’s house not far from my own. We were outside playing basketball when we were joined by my friend’s neighbors, three siblings about our age. As they made their way…

by | May 14, 2022

Cynical GOP strategists have for years exploited the votes of religious conservatives while disdaining their values. Turn on MSNBC at random and you are likely to see some former GOP poohbah trashing religious conservatives. Figures such as Nicole Wallace, Steve…

by | Apr 15, 2022

The holiday of Passover is a celebration of liberation. Today, when even those who are authoritarian in goal and in practice claim to be liberators, this millennia-old holiday offers testimony about what real liberation is. The Story First of all,…

by | Oct 30, 2021

In the days of John F. Kennedy, the Democrats emphasized their political distance from the pope. Kennedy promised Americans that he would never let the pope influence him on “matters of public policy.” How times have changed. Today’s Democrats boast…

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