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Horst Hutter on Our Politics of Friendship

What is a friend worth? The Preacher taught us long ago: Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falls; for he has not another to help him up. […]

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Reality and the Ballot-Box (2)

Below is the rest of the passage of Thomas Carlyle of which I recently quoted a part. The alternative to believing reality to be determinable by vote is to believe that its laws are already inscribed in nature as it is and cannot be altered by human whim or fancy. The fact that I am […]

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Separation of Natural Law and State

Anthony Murray worries about what effects the influence of natural law might have now that at least some of the US Supreme Court justices seem to believe in it. It looks grim, as he concludes with this apocalyptic line: “The moment a judge turns to natural law, democracy vanishes.” But what does he mean? His essay […]

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The New Great Persecution

In a book review on Raymond Ibrahim’s Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians, Prof. Bruce Thornton writes the following shocking words: Few people realize that we are today living through the largest persecution of Christians in history, worse even than the famous attacks under ancient Roman emperors like Diocletian and Nero. Estimates of the […]

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How Should a Christian Vote?

Dear Eleutheria, It’s good that you have the questions you do about voting. It really is an important discussion. For whom or for what should we vote is the obvious question, but whether we should we vote at all is a less obvious one, and yet I think it must be answered before we can […]