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April 3, 2013
Story 1 – Living in a Violent World
Death Penalty Sought in Colorado Shooting Trial, Wall Street Journal (Donna Bryson and Ashby Jones)
Japan Shifts From Pacifism as Anxiety in Region Rises, The New York Times (Martin Fackler)
Hamas Adds Restrictions on Schools and Israelis, The New York Times (Fares Akram)
Story 2 – Coercion to Accept Same-Sex Marriage
April 1, 2013
Story 1 – The High Stakes of Irrationality in North Korea
Hopes Fade of Kim Rewriting North’s Script, Wall Street Journal (Alastair Gale & Yuka Hayashi)
Story 2 – In Israel, a Conflict of Worldviews
What really happened in Jerusalem, Washington Post (Charles Krauthammer)
Story 3 – Institutionalized Corruption
Ex-Schools Chief in Atlanta Is Indicted in Testing Scandal, The…
December 10, 2012
Story 1 – The Supreme Court takes on same-sex marriage nationwide – a culture-shaping story
Same-Sex Issue Pushes Justices Into Overdrive, New York Times (Adam Liptak)
Justices to Hear Two Challenges on Gay Marriage, New York Times (Adam Liptak)
George Will: ‘Quite Literally, The Opposition to Gay Marriage Is Dying,’ ABC News
High Court Will Rule on Gay Marriage,…
December 3, 2012
TODAY 1. The Supreme Court and Same-Sex Marriage — A Decision Not to Decide is Still a Decision. 2. First Same-Sex Marriage in West Point’s Chapel — What it Means. 3. Sharia Law Combines with Autocracy in Egypt. 4. The Two-Edged Sword of Palestinian Statehood. 5. Does Justice Require that Stay-at-Home Moms Leave Home? I discuss all these and more in today’s edition of The Briefing: A Daily Analysis of News and Events from a Christian Worldview.
November 30, 2012
TODAY: Another Decision Day at the Supreme Court — Marriage on the Line / Does the Fiscal Cliff Really Matter? / The Gender Police Hit a Toy Store / The United Nations Grants Palestinians Observer State Status, But Where is the State? I discuss all these and more in today’s edition of The Briefing: A Daily Analysis of News and Events from a Christian Worldview.
November 20, 2012
TODAY: Should Israel put its trust in an Iron Dome? / A day of decision for Anglicans — Women Bishops? / Hindu congresswomen to take oath on Bhagavad Gita / Judge grants injunction in contraception mandate case. I discuss all these and more in today’s edition of The Briefing: A Daily Analysis of News and Events from a Christian Worldview.
November 19, 2012
TODAY: Conflict between Hamas and Israel intensifies / Monarchy out of step in the modern world / Mail order ordination in a secular age / The Twinkie goes the way of the Studebaker — extinct. I discuss all these and more in today’s edition of The Briefing: A Daily Analysis of News and Events from a Christian Worldview.
June 7, 2010
The recent announcement of Al and Tipper Gore’s separation brought to light the culture’s confusion about marriage. Several opinion columns have been written that not only argue away the necessity of staying together long term but also celebrate those couples that decide to go their separate ways in their later years. On today’s program, Dr….
April 28, 2010
July 8, 2009
March 17, 2009
The idea of penal substitution is at the core of the Christian gospel, but it continues to offend the sensibilities of many. To suggest that sinners can only be reconciled to God through the blood sacrifice of Jesus Christ is, to many, a doctrine that is just too violent, too offensive, for modern tastes. On…
January 7, 2009