Petition asks NBC to retract smear of pro-family institute as ‘hate group’

Dec 18, 2020 by

from LifeSite: LifePetitions and the Ruth Institute have launched an online petition demanding NBC retract its December 9 story insinuating the Institute is a “hate group.” Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., explained: “Using the Southern Poverty Law Center as its source, NBC reported that 14 ‘hate groups’ received a total of $4.3 million in COVID relief administered by the Small Business Administration.” “The Institute was one of the smallest recipients, receiving...

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The Sexual Revolution Has Only Just Begun

Dec 3, 2020 by

by Alexander Frank, Crisis Magazine: The turmoil of the abuse crisis has made it hard to find or make sense of travesty in the new world shaped by “progressive values.” The recent McCarrick Rport does little to clarify it. A broader look at the cultural movements of the 1960s paints a clearer picture. The problem started with the counterculture revolution’s sexual laxity, with influential figures such as Alfred Kinsey and Michel Foucault advocating that anything, even pedophilia, is a form of...

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10 Things You Should Know about the Sexual Revolution

Nov 30, 2020 by

by Carl R Trueman, Crossway: 1. It has been a long time in the making. One of the mistakes Christians tend to make is assuming that the sexual revolution was something that happened in the 1960s as part of the general loosening of conventional morality which that decade witnessed. In fact, it is of much deeper and longstanding origins. We can tend to miss this because we focus on the phenomena associated with the sexual revolution—for example, widespread changes in attitude to premarital sex,...

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Western culture and the sexual self – the contemporary challenge to the Christian view of human identity and sexual behaviour

Nov 27, 2020 by

By Martin Davie, Reflections of an Anglican Theologian: The St Andrew’s Day Statement, published twenty five years ago this month by the Church of England Evangelical Council, was an attempt by a collection of British Evangelical theologians to try to sketch out what a constructive Christian engagement with the issue of same-sex relationships should look like at a time when, like today, the Church was deeply divided about the topic, following the publication of Issues in Human Sexuality in...

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The Next Frontier in the Sexual Revolution

Sep 27, 2020 by

by Scott Yenor, First Things: What if the sexual revolution is not even half over? Sexual revolutionaries have had many victories since the 1960s, but they have not yet fulfilled their greatest ambitions. Promoting childhood sexuality will bring them closer to their goal. Sexual revolutionaries in the ’60s hoped to achieve total liberation by undermining the institutions and manners that “repressed sexuality.” In an atmosphere free of repression, they believed, all expressions of sexuality...

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Family breakdown and the rise of identity politics

Sep 1, 2020 by

by Kurt Mahlburg, MercatorNet: Lacking familial love and cohesion, today’s young adults turn to groups based on race, sexuality or some other minority identity for belonging. With months of race riots continuing in the United States, identity politics is a phrase all too familiar to us in 2020. Often credited to French philosopher Michel Foucault, identity politics is a window on the world that sees all social relationships as a power struggle. Black versus white, male versus female, gay...

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