Two Competing Religions–The Legacy of the 1960s

What really happened in the 1960s? Stanley Kurtz argues that America’s divisive culture wars really began during that tumultuous decade. Furthermore, he argues that the 1960s saw liberalism transformed into nothing less than a secular religion. What does this mean for America today?

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Should a Church Discipline Members Over Politics?

The controversy centered in a small Baptist church in North Carolina may well be a sign of things to come. None of us wants to see churches identified as “Republican Baptists” and “Democratic Baptists.” And yet, blithe reassurances that this issue is ridiculously superficial simply will not do.

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Christian Morality and Public Law–Five Theses

The argument is being made today that Christian morality ought to be shut out of the public discourse. As Christians, we must face the fact that we enter a public square which many expect to be purely secular. So what should we do? Dr. Mohler offers five theses for understanding the relationship of Christian morality to public law.

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Christian Morality and Public Law–Three Secular Arguments

What should be the relationship between Christian morality and public law? There are many in Western societies who are now absolutely convinced that there should be in fact no relationship whatsoever between Christian morality and public law. For these, it is axiomatic that public law should be essentially and purely secular.

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Politically Correct Prayer–The Secular Left Goes Berserk

Michael Newdow is at it again. The California atheist, best known for trying to get the words “under God” removed from the Pledge of Allegiance, is now trying to make certain that no one prays at the inauguration of President George W. Bush later this month–at least no one on the program.

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Intellectual or Religious? Kristof Requires a Choice

The nation’s great divide between secularists and Christians is growing, not shrinking. This divide determines many, if not most, of our national controversies. Debates over education, abortion, environmentalism, homosexuality, and a host of other issues are really debates about whether morality is relative or revealed.

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The End of Religious Liberty in Canada

It’s all over but the funeral. Free speech and religious liberty are now effectively dead in Canada, and recent developments across our northern border should awaken Americans to the peril of political correctness and its restrictions on freedom.

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A Christian Newspaper Pulled From the Racks–Why?

A small incident that began with a single complaint has mushroomed into a major controversy for the Kroger Company. The company’s decision to prevent the distribution of a local newspaper in its stores has emerged as a public relations fiasco. All the same, the incident points to the culture of political correctness and the limitations on freedom of expression in postmodern America.

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