Homosexuality, Abortion, Carnality: Who Are You to Judge

Apr 20, 2015 by

By Shane Idleman, Charisma News: A few years ago, a news report featured a famous athlete who was considering running for political office. As soon as the news correspondent asked about abortion and gay-marriage, the potential candidate became visibly upset. He criticized Christians and ended the interview saying, “Doesn’t the Bible say ‘judge not'; who are you to tell people what they can, and cannot do?” Unfortunately, misrepresentation of this Scripture is common...

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Right-on Sarah Montagu flirts with her marriage-denying Oxford professor

Apr 8, 2015 by

by Caroline Farrow, The Conservative Woman: Have they never heard of the Wedding of Cana? The BBC’s ban on commercial adverts obviously doesn’t extend to plugs for its own output and so listeners to Monday’s BBC Radio 4’s Today programme were subjected to a five minute interview with historian Diarmaid MacCulloch promoting his latest TV show, entitled ‘Sex and the Church’. Presenter Sarah Montague allowed MacCulloch to prattle on unchallenged under the guise of current affairs, as he expounded...

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Radio campaign targets US bishop in firing of Catholic teacher over pro-marriage Facebook posts

Mar 26, 2015 by

by Ben Johnson, LifeSite: Bishop Paul Bootkoski is playing defense these days, as a series of radio commercials urge Catholic faithful around the country to call the bishop and ask why a Catholic schoolteacher may lose her job for rejecting arguments for gay “marriage” on her private Facebook page. […]  Controversy and confusion has surrounded Patricia Jannuzzi who – depending on whose story you believe – is or was a 57-year-old teacher of theology at Immaculata High School in New...

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Liturgy and interchangeable sexes

Mar 13, 2015 by

By Peter J. Leithart, First Things: First Timothy 2:12–14 is one of the texts most commonly cited in debates over women’s ordination: “I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet. For it was Adam who was first created, then Eve. And not Adam was deceived, but the woman being deceived fell into transgression.” Some inside and outside the Church regard this text as prime evidence that Christianity is inherently misogynistic. Even for Christians who take...

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Original sin is problematic

Jan 24, 2015 by

by Alan Noble, First Things: According to former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran, he was fired for being a Christian. According to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, he was fired for insubordination and poor judgment. And according to the New York Times’s recent editorial, he was fired for speaking of his subordinates as “second-class citizens.” But the argument over the motive for Cochran’s firing and its effect on civil and religious liberties obscures a deeper disagreement over Christian...

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Nigel Farage is right: we must protect our Judeo-Christian heritage

Jan 14, 2015 by

by Milo Yiannopoulos, Breitbart: Yesterday, Nigel Farage hit out at such delights of modern multiculturalism as female genital mutilation, sharia courts and Pakistani rape gangs, suggesting that what western societies need is “interculturalism” to protect our Judeo-Christian heritage. By invoking God as a moral good, he is being unfashionable but inescapably right. The militant tendency in atheism has, mirabile dictu, had its day: with Christopher Hitchens’s sad passing and the gradual...

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