Harm, Neutrality, or Truth: What Is the Basis of Liberalism?

Apr 20, 2017 by

by Christopher O Tollefsen, Public Discourse: Consider two forms of liberalism. One, indebted to John Stuart Mill, takes the harm principle as its guarantor of liberty. Liberty is to be protected except when one person threatens harm to another. This form of liberalism leaves citizens lots to...

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Why Is the ‘Right Side of History’ Losing?

Apr 11, 2017 by

by Robert Stacy McCain, American Spectator: Few things are more likely to precede defeat than the conviction that you are on the verge of victory. One hundred years ago, in the spring of 1917, Germany had every reason to believe that it would triumph over its enemies in the First World War. France...

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Encountering contemporary liberal theology – in its own words

Mar 28, 2017 by

by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream. Conservative evangelicals are often accused of not ‘listening’ to other points of view. We’re told that we only engage with each other; we only read or listen to ‘approved’ versions of our faith; we caricature the arguments of revisionists without really...

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Liberal churches are dying. But conservative churches are thriving.

Jan 5, 2017 by

by David Haskell, Washington Post: Mainline Protestant churches are in trouble: A 2015 report by the Pew Research Center found that these congregations, once a mainstay of American religion, are now shrinking by about 1 million members annually. Fewer members not only means fewer souls saved, a...

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The New Witch-Hunt: progressivism’s growing persecution of traditionalist Christians

Dec 22, 2016 by

by Jonathon van Maren, LifeSite: The eventful year of 2016 is over, and as the holiday season approaches and busy schedules perhaps allow a bit more time for some reading, I have an urgent recommendation for you: Get your hands on Mary Eberstadt’s short but powerful book It’s Dangerous to Believe:...

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Are We Entering a Post-Liberal Era?

Dec 17, 2016 by

by Michael Brown, The Stream: In his December 9th article “Has the Trumpian Revolution Begun?,” long-time conservative commentator Patrick Buchanan dared to say that, with the Trump presidency, “we may be entering a post-liberal era.” Could it be true? According to Buchanan, “Liberalism appears to...

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