Monthly Archives: September 2014

How durable is the Christian understanding of marriage?

The following article states a point of view that I hope is true, i.e., that the Christian view of marriage will endure in the hearts and practice of Believers.  The article by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry appeared at The Week.  Mr. Gobry … Continue reading

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Good old fashioned reading is good for you

There are a couple of recurring themes in my life these days; the need to de-clutter my life with all its “stuff” and pointless activities and the need to slow down and focus on the significant people and interests in … Continue reading

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Beyond proof texting and “concordance reflex”

Dr. Albert Mohler is president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  This article is a deeper and to me more insightful and persuasive argument for a more traditional and conservative approach to sexual morality than what one normally encounters in … Continue reading

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More than Missiles

Much is written about ISIS crisis, how it emerged and how to deal with it.  The following is the best commentary I’ve come across which approaches the issue with clarity and wisdom.  The article is comprised of the testimony of … Continue reading

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The Really Big Question

There are lots of questions.  To me one of the biggest and most profound involves origins.  In particular, how did we get here? I’ve read tons on the issue.  And, the following article by John C. Murphy is the best, … Continue reading

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Death of a Celeb.

There are probably few topics more distasteful in popular culture than death and in particular any serious discussion regarding what happens to the deceased.  Typically there are simply inane comments based on nothing more than “feel good” popular speculation and … Continue reading

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Treachery of the Highest Order

Here is an article which first appeared in the U.S. Naval Institute’s Naval History Magazine under the original title: The Navy’s Biggest Betrayal.  It was reprinted in the US Naval Institute News on September 2, 2014 following the notorious spy … Continue reading

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