As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian […]
Without distinctions, without declarative and vigorously defended ideologies and traditions, there can be no diversity and by consequence, no dialogue either of the intramural sort or the kind one imagines should carry on between parties of diverse opinion and position in a society of intellectual rigor.
But those are things which matter little when your ears itch. You need it scratched and quickly.
D.G. Hart hits it spot on regarding the relative confusion and pathos that is the presence of the evangelicalism on the right and especially in the Republican party. Theocratic tendencies will always attempt to assert themselves in a vacuum of political sensibility and absence of a true, formal and active distinction between that which is Sacred and that which is Secular.
They do quite often and blatantly so.
At this moment, all across America, your neighbor, friend, or perhaps even you, are making or affirming a […]
“You can’t legislate morality”. It’s a common dictum, the aphorism of a pluralistic society. It’s said so often […]