• Manhood •
November 3, 2009
Do children need fathers? Fascinating research on that question is reported by Shirley S. Wang of The Wall Street Journal. Anna Katherina Braun, a German biologist, has been working with colleagues to understand the biological impact of single parenting. Her research has focused on the degu, a small rodent that is a distant relation to the guinea pig.
October 8, 2009
October 2, 2009
What makes a man a man? What makes him happy and fulfilled in this life? Maureen Dowd has written recently on the trends of happiness amongst women, and her story raises interesting questions about what makes men feel happy and fulfilled. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler notes the importance of putting spiritual priorities first, blessing…
August 17, 2009
America’s long war over abortion has classically been defined as a struggle between competing rights — depicted as the right of a woman to have an abortion versus the right of an unborn child to the protection of life. This long-familiar framing of the issue suggests, at the very least, that the rights of women and their unborn children are, or at least can be, presented as an irresolvable conflict.
July 16, 2009
The Christian church has experienced a massive wave of change over the last thirty years, and the emergence of women in some pulpits is perhaps the most visible sign of that change. Why would Southern Baptists resist this trend?
July 14, 2009
America’s parents are about to discover that the culture war is a lot closer than they thought. The ruling of the New Jersey Supreme Court ordering the Boy Scouts to accept homosexuals as members and troop leaders is an open assault upon one of the nation’s most cherished and respected organizations.
June 19, 2009
Fatherhood is incredibly important and has the power to give life or death to children. What makes a man a good father? At the intersection of Scripture and culture, there is conflict between what the world says a father should be like, and how the Bible says a father should act. Listen as Dr. Mohler…
June 19, 2009
June 19, 2009
The role of the father is increasingly problematic in the context of modern American culture. Fatherhood has been marginalized and the rule and authority of fathers have been depreciated, ridiculed, and continuously redefined. From the Berenstain Bears to The Simpsons, fathers are all too often the object of ridicule or the subject of the laugh line.
June 15, 2009
I appreciate the fact that many people have found my 2009 Summer Reading List to be helpful. The list is just a start, of course, and it was intended from the beginning to be helpful also for Father’s Day. Thus, it is long in history and military history — which is no coincidence given my own enjoyment of these reading fields. There will be more to come this summer.