Tag Archives: western civilization

Constitutional Deception

There are few things more annoying than getting lost in debate with someone who believes the US Constitution is somehow sacred writ. First of all, on a legal level, the Constitution was a coup. It was the product of a … Continue reading

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The Blood Is Sacred

First, I refer you to a couple of references: Genesis 31:25-35 (emphasis on the last verse) and Christine’s post about feminine blood. Second, I remind you that a great deal of Moses’ Law pulled in existing ancient custom and belief. … Continue reading

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A Toothless Lion’s Roar

Were you aware that megachurches were suffering the same political turmoil as the rest of America? From time to time I’m asked to comment on this or that big scandal. First and foremost: The first churches in the New Testament … Continue reading

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He Doesn’t Get Tired of Us

There’s no way I can compel you to do it. If it doesn’t call your name and make you feel hungry and thirsty for all you can get, there’s nothing any one else can do to make it real for … Continue reading

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Boundaries and Fences

A critical failure in Western Christianity is the impossible moral climate. I want you to notice this huge, tall mountain of social expectation. Because you claim Christ as your Lord in a Western context, you are saddled with a massive … Continue reading

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It’s a Networked World

The core of the geek community is rabidly hostile to anything that smacks of censorship, and militantly favors radical free expression. Their influence is not always recognized by the broader consumer public. These two groups overlap some, but it’s hard … Continue reading

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No Apology; Nobody Listening

There’s a lot of noise about defending Western Civilization as Christian. It’s not Christian, of course, but Western Civ has provided the platform for hijacking the label “Christian.” None of these scholars defending Western Civ wants to explain how a … Continue reading

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