Controversy

Atheism’s second thoughts

Religion | Nonbelievers have realized they must reckon with original sin
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 1/16/20, 03:26 pm

In a satirical epilogue to The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis imagines his venerable old demon rising to propose a toast after the annual Tempters’ Training College dinner. While commending his hosts, Screwtape can’t refrain from genteel complaints about the disappointing dinner—that is, the poor quality of the sinners it comprised. That Municipal Authority with Graft Sauce was barely palatable, much less the lukewarm Casserole of Adulterers. It wasn’t the fault of the kitchen staff, for it could only do so much with what it had.

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American Jewish Liberty

Vanishing dance

Religion | Lessons on the decline of liberal Judaism
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/10/19, 02:51 pm

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year’s Day, begins this year the evening of Sept. 29. Some synagogues and temples will be crowded the way churches are on Easter, but most won’t have many worshippers on a typical Sabbath.

Do those who don’t know history repeat the errors of others? A book published 85 years ago—Jewish Theological Seminary professor Mordecai Kaplan’s Judaism as a Civilization—led many Jews away from Judaism. Books with similar themes today are undermining Biblical Christianity. 

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Jessie Parks

True grit

Religion | The Anglican Church in North America turns 10 as the battle for Biblical fidelity continues
by Jamie Dean
Posted 7/04/19, 03:19 pm

Rugged pioneers settled a desolate landscape in the plains of north Texas nearly two centuries ago. So, it seems fitting for a group of Christians who fled an arid spiritual landscape more than a decade ago to gather here and survey their progress after pulling up stakes to build something new.

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