Below are some of the articles and books I’ve read recently that you may enjoy checking out.
- “Britain is no longer a Christian country and should stop acting as if it is, says judge,” by John Bingham and Steven Swinford — While Christianity has been losing any significant footing in British culture for some time now, some are calling for its explicit and intentional removal.
- “No Room for Sanity at the Inn: Stifling Democratic Debate over Same-Sex Marriage,” by Anthony Esolen — The author summarizes the dilemma he sees in contemporary dialogue about contentious issues like same-sex marriage: “Democracy and common sense teach us to seek the truth by listening to one another. If we will not even provide a room for people who want to talk with one another because we do not like what they say, then democracy is impossible.”
- “America’s dividing line: Thoughts, prayers and belief in a transcendent God,” by John Inazu — The author argues in light of the tragedies from the last several weeks that “our culture is fractured not only politically, but also along the transcendence line: The line divides those who believe in a God who intervenes in the world and those who do not.” This is, indeed, a significant and deep dividing line!
- “What Will (and Will Not) Unite Americans After the Planned Parenthood Shooting,” by Richard Land — Land points out an important point in light of the recent mass shootings, and particularly the Planned Parenthood shooting: “What almost all of those mass shootings have in common is a mentally disturbed perpetrator or perpetrators.”
- “Yes, Justification Still Matters” — Tony Lane reviews Tom Schreiner’s new book on the doctrine of justification by faith alone. Check it out, and then grab a copy of the book to read!
- “King Hezekiah’s seal discovered in Jerusalem,” by Will Heilpern — An important discovery that attests to the reliability of the biblical witness!