• Sexual Revolution •
March 10, 2009
February 19, 2009
Bristol Palin, the 18-year-old daughter of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, made headlines last summer when it was revealed that she was about to become an unwed mother. On December 27, she gave birth to a baby boy named Tripp. Now, Bristol Palin is back in the news again — and this time by her own choice. She granted an interview to Fox News Channel’s “On the Record.”
January 13, 2009
The release of a report entitled “Sex and the Seminary” is certain to attract attention — which is no doubt why the report was produced in the first place. In this case, the report is an attempt to push the sexual revolution through institutions designed for the training of ministers. As “Sex and the Seminary” makes clear, many liberal institutions joined the sexual revolution long ago.
October 2, 2008
Most evangelicals would agree that the new sexual tolerance of our culture is one which the church must resist. But to what extent have we, in our churches, bought into the hyper-sexualization of the culture? On today’s program, Dr. Mohler discusses the ways in which a biblical worldview addresses our own cultural obsession with all…
September 26, 2008
My new book, Desire and Deceit: The Real Cost of the New Sexual Tolerance has just been released by Multnomah Publishers and is available through all major booksellers. The book addresses a range of issues symptomatic of the sexual confusions of our age. My sincere hope is that Desire and Deceit will present a distinctively Christian alternative to the secular confusion.
August 14, 2008
The fall of yet another politician in a sex scandal has added a note of Schadenfreude to the political season. Coming so quickly after the fall of former New York Governor Elliot Spitzer, the admission by former Senator John Edwards of an affair during his presidential campaign seemed to catch many observers off-guard.
One interesting aspect…
July 25, 2008
Early in July, OK! magazine featured a cover story about Jamie Lynn Spears and her new baby, Maddie. Newsweek reported that the magazine paid $1 million for the rights to publish photographs of the baby and mother. The young mom, now 17, is shown on the magazine’s cover declaring, “Being a mom is the best feeling in the world.” A good number of parents were understandably outraged.
July 11, 2008
Ellen Goodman is an institution at the Boston Globe and one of the nation’s most recognized liberal columnists. She has a keen eye for detail, which often makes her columns interesting, and she is an unreconstructed liberal and feminist, undoubtedly shaped by her education in the 1960s at Radcliffe College and her personal experiences.
April 4, 2008
The cover of this week’s edition of Newsweek magazine is sure to attract a lot of attention. The cover photograph reveals the abdomen of a pregnant surrogate mother along with these words — “Womb for Rent: The Complex World of Surrogate Mothers.” The coverage offers an unprecedented view into what surrogate motherhood now represents as a moral challenge.