We would all be better off if fewer of us went to college, and more of us read our Bibles and Plutarch instead, and then became conversant with one another about what both can teach us.
Could the central question in distinguishing between these two categories be whether we embrace Christ saying emphatically that he did not come to bring peace but a sword?
There must be some appetite for raising issues and pointing out negative or even dangerous features and facts in order to mitigate and respond appropriately to them.
I hear a lot of talk over the past several days to few weeks about how the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is none of our business here in the U.S. and that this is not our fight.
Russia and China are doing exactly what proponents of peace through strength predicted they would when Afghanistan was surrendered to the Taliban so haphazardly last year.
It is a sign of our cultural decadence and decay that so many of us are more afraid of drag queens destroying our careers and social lives than we are of World War III.
Lt. Colonel George F. McFarland, my great-great-great grandfather, commanded the 151st Pennsylvania Volunteers at the Battle of Gettysburg…
The reason our ruling class thought Afghanistan could become a moderate, Pro-Western democracy is the same reason they opposed the populist policies of President Trump.
Whether renewed discussion of whether to impose lockdowns and mask mandates produces one result or the other, the underlying premise is the same. You and I get to do what the centralized authority explicitly permits, and nothing more.
Continuing our discussion from Episode # 97 of Season 3 – ‘War Crimes and Genocide in the Old Testament,’ let us dive into Deuteronomy 20 and the laws concerning warfare which God gave to Israel.