Meet The Priest Oxford Banned For Trying To Talk About Transgenderism

Jul 18, 2019 by

from The Daily Caller: Dr. Jules Gomes joined Daily Caller associate editor Arthur Bloom to have a frank conversation about transgenderism. Gomes, a self-described “renegade” Anglican priest, was recently barred from speaking at the University of Oxford for attempting to organize a conversation on transgenderism. 

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Worldviews: Ultimately a Theological War

Jun 24, 2019 by

by Bill Muehlenberg, CultureWatch: Everywhere we look we find conflict. There are political wars, there are ideological wars, there are culture wars, and there are religious wars. Overwhelmingly, behind all this is a much larger war – a war of worldviews. To understand the many battles waging around us, we must get a grasp of worldviews and their importance. It is imperative that we see this bigger picture. Let me draw upon a recent interview to amplify my point. Last year former political...

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Victims of words: Reality isn’t whatever we want it to be

Jun 19, 2019 by

By John Stonestreet and G. Shane Morris, Christian Post: In one of Marvel’s recent blockbuster superhero movies, a genocidal alien-arch-bad-guy named Thanos acquires an “Infinity Stone,” which allows him to change the world around him at will. With this stone, he says, “Reality can be whatever I want.” Well, many today imagine they’ve got that same mastery over reality—not with the use of a stone, but through words. Redefining words, they think, would magically change reality. It doesn’t, of...

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Hold the Line!

Jun 10, 2019 by

from Voice for Justice UK Last week saw the seventy-fifth anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, when the Allies attacked supposedly impregnable Nazi defences to begin liberation of the Continent from an evil invading force that had illegitimately seized control. After the defeat of Dunkirk in 1940, it would have been so easy for us simply to have given up and surrendered.   Instead, with dogged determination and tenacity, between May 26 and June 4  that year, 300,000 troops of the...

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The purge of the conservatives

May 4, 2019 by

by Will Jones, Faith and Politics: One day Stagecoach were sponsoring the Turner Prize, the next day they weren’t. Why did the prestigious arts award eschew the generous offer of money from the transport company? Because the chairman of Stagecoach’s parent company, Sir Brian Souter, is a conservative who has recently been active in opposing LGBT teaching in schools. He also once opposed the repeal of Section 28 (a 1988 law which banned the promotion of homosexuality in schools). Our cultural...

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Cambridge Capitulates to the Mob and Fires A Young Scholar

May 3, 2019 by

by Claire Lehmann, Quillette: We live at a time where academic freedom is under threat from ideologues and activists of all persuasions. The latest threat comes from St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, where administrators appear to have capitulated to a mob of activists (students and academics) who mounted a campaign to have a young scholar fired for “problematic” research. The back-story was covered by Quillette last December. The norms of academia—which have been built up and preserved by...

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