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Capitalism…is it the only Christian economy?

Capitalism to Jeffersonian So far, in my personal reformation from neo-con to Jeffersonian, I’ve began to realize how wrong I’ve been about crony, industrial, financial capitalism. I’ve been a faithful defender of the economic system. It’s been easy for me to grasp and apply the apologetic. It’s easy to follow the formula! For Christians, Socialism […]

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Local Abstraction

Local abstraction Two Sundays ago I was talking to a good friend while we grazed on chimichangas at my favorite Mexican restaurant. Even though we were late, somehow we walked right in. It’s hard to beat the Baptists unless it’s the fifth Sunday! Anyway, my friend’s always game for political discussion and one of his […]

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Christian Ethics Have Been Abstracted

The abstraction of Christian ethics I would like to expose a problem. It’s been germinating in the Church since the election of Donald Trump. Unfortunately, it’s one that’s been en vogue for pastors to contribute. Namely, the problem is the rejection of the reality of the Christian way of life for the empty substitute of neo-Puritan, […]

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Christians Ought to Hold on to Tradition

Christians Ought to Hold on to Tradition It’s difficult to articulate why Christians ought to hold to tradition. Often, I’m misunderstood as defending traditionalism. I don’t mean that we ought to defend tradition for tradition’s sake. Rather, I wish to communicate a kind of guardedness against sudden change as well as a sense of worth […]