When you pass through the waters, I will be with you, and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through the fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. – Isaiah… Read More ›
Can that which is tasteless be eaten without salt, or is there any taste in the juice of the mallow? – Job 6:6 You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its… Read More ›
H. David Baer (professor of theology), Alexander Faludy (journalist, church historian), and Joseph Novak (Hungarian Baptist pastor) discuss Ron Dreher’s new book, Live Not By Lies, and consider the questions: How well has Dreher described the experience of East European Christians? Is Dreher right to draw parallels between 20th century communism and American today?
You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain. — Exodus 20:7 You have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by… Read More ›
A koronavírus idején, amikor az ország, sőt a világ nagy része be volt zárva, Novák József barátom arra kért engem, hogy beszélgessünk izgalmas témákról az interneten, hogy ne unatkozzunk annyira. Mivel nagyon izgalmas témákat nem találtunk, abban maradtunk, hogy életről,… Read More ›
“One striking feature about religious commitment today is how closely it aligns with conservative politics. Religiously committed Americans are very likely to vote Republican. Yet it wasn’t always that way. Alexis de Tocqueville famously attributed the strength of American religion… Read More ›
Twenty-five years ago when I first started graduate school, I used to enjoy reading First Things, the “journal of religion and public life” founded by Richard John Neuhaus. Neuhaus was a Lutheran “neoconservative” who eventually converted to Catholicism and became… Read More ›
I usually miss the big movie releases. In fact I still haven’t seen the latest Star Wars movie, The Force Keeps Waking Up, or whatever it’s called. But I did make a point to see the new documentary about Mister… Read More ›