‘Pregnancy and abortion’ – review of a new resource

Jul 12, 2020 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: If every abortion constitutes the deliberate killing of a tiny human life, then this is a terrible evil and a stain on our society comparable to the slave trade and the holocaust. If we defend abortion on the grounds of ‘women’s reproductive rights’, or perhaps by arguing that the foetus/embryo is not really a person, then we open the door to serious philosophical problems. Why should an adult’s decision about what is convenient (the main reason for most...

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On not leaving the car in pieces on the garage floor – a review of John Barton’s A History of the Bible

Jul 8, 2020 by

by Martin Davie, Reflections of an Anglican Theologian: […] The chorus of praise that A History of the Bible has received, together with the academic prestige of  its author, means that it is likely to become a standard text to which those who want to know about the Bible and its interpretation will be automatically referred… …Barton’s approach to the Bible is one that has been put forward, in outline if not in detail, by a succession of liberal Anglican theologians since the middle of the...

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That Hideous Strength

Jul 7, 2020 by

Book Review:  A Deeper Look at How the West was Lost by Melvin Tinker: In 2018 EP published the original That Hideous Strength: how the West was lost; the book originated as lecture notes author Melvin Tinker prepared for a conference in Jerusalem that year. That edition deliberately had no footnotes and was as compact as possible to appeal to a wide audience. There have been many requests for a footnoted and expanded edition. This book is an expanded version of the previous edition—it is...

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The Problem of Human Rights

Jun 2, 2020 by

by Carson Holloway, Public Discourse: For the considerable body of people in the western world who still believe in self-government, and in the preservation of their nations’ traditional moral identities, the overreaching of the contemporary human rights project will perhaps lead them to reconsider natural law, presented in a prudently modest formulation. This is a crucial undertaking to which Pierre Manent’s new book is a worthy contribution. It takes a bold man to offer public criticism of...

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Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization—A Review

May 6, 2020 by

by Adam Wakeling, Quillette: A review of Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization by Samuel Gregg, Gateway Editions (June 2019) 256 pages. The role of Christianity in Western history presents an interesting puzzle. Those who argue that Christianity has nothing to do with the success of the modern West need to explain why the scientific method, constitutional government, market economics, and the modern concept of human rights arose in Christian Europe rather than somewhere...

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Renowned Anglican Theologian & Historian Weighs the future of Orthodox Anglicanism

May 2, 2020 by

by David W Virtue, Virtueonline: Progressives who embrace gay marriage worship another Jesus, a different gospel, and proclaim another Spirit. These are not two ways of being Christian; they are two religions worshipping different gods. David W. Virtue interviewed the Rev. Dr. Gerald McDermott on the occasion of his new book on THE FUTURE OF ORTHODOX ANGLICANISM. VOL: You are a trained Anglican theologian and historian recently teaching at Beeson Divinity School where you have been for the...

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