Secularists Attack the Church of England – Letters in The Courier

Jan 16, 2018 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: The NSS have been at it again – writing letters to moan about some aspect of Christian privilege….this time lambasting the BBC for daring to broadcast from Lambeth House and once again using the issue of alleged child abuse in order to pursue their real passion –...

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The Zealous Faith of Secularism

Jan 11, 2018 by

by Mary Eberstadt, First Things: How the Sexual Revolution became a dogma. Begin with a sobering fact. During the past ten years, some of the sharpest observers of our time have come to believe that the tectonic plates underlying Western civilization have shifted momentously. One result is a deep,...

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The Zealous Faith of Secularism

Dec 16, 2017 by

by Mary Eberstadt, First Things: Begin with a sobering fact. During the past ten years, some of the sharpest observers of our time have come to believe that the tectonic plates underlying Western civilization have shifted momentously. One result is a deep, creative struggle among the thoughtful...

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The Roots of the West, its Decline, and its Possible Renewal

Dec 8, 2017 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: A topic as broad as the one suggested by my title is of course far too much to do justice to in a short article. But I can highlight a few brief themes here. And let me try to tie in a few recent specifics (such as the war on marriage) with the overall bigger...

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Challenging Our Secular Theocracies

Nov 28, 2017 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: Hmm, a contradiction here? An oxymoron? We know that the word ‘secular’ is synonymous with terms like non-religious, non-spiritual, non-church, temporal, worldly, etc. Secular is the opposite of sacred. ‘Sacred’ has to do with God, religion, spirituality, etc....

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Cultural Climate Change

Sep 2, 2017 by

by Jonathan Sacks, Standpoint: There is an old Chinese curse which goes, “May you live in interesting times.” We are living in interesting times. Sometimes, I think the world has gone so crazy that the best account of it was that wonderful remark by Woody Allen: “More than any other time in...

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