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Interviews

Michael McConnell On 'Separation Of Church And State': Framers Said Nothing Wrong With Religion In Culture

interview with Michael McConnellvia Fox News
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael McConnell discusses  the separation of church and state and notes that while Congress is prohibited from enacting a state religion, the Constitution says nothing about banishing religion from the public square.

Interviews

Russ Roberts On Life As An Economics Educator

interview with Russell Robertsvia Medium
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Russ Roberts examines where classical liberalism has gone wrong, if dropping out of college is overrated, and what people are missing from the Bible.

In the News

Trump Or King Cyrus: God Doesn't Always Work Our Way

quoting Niall Fergusonvia Christian Today
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

I can understand why the Bishop of Liverpool spoke out so strongly against Donald Trump ahead of his three-day state visit to the UK. Like the bishop, I am deeply troubled by the President's belligerent and divisive behaviour too, as well as the outrageous "tweets" that seem to fly in the face of many of the values we treasure as Christian believers.

In the News

Moving Portrait

quoting Williamson M. Eversvia National Review
Tuesday, June 4, 2019

If you asked the average conservative, any time during the last few decades, to sketch a group portrait of his intellectual leaders, he would probably come up with something like this: on the one hand, Whigs, anarchists, economists. On the other, Tories, ultramontanists, and fans of Gone with the Wind. In the middle, Frank Meyer, trying, like the spars of a Calder mobile, to hold the whole thing together.

Holy Bible
Analysis and Commentary

Blasted Are The Meek

by Adam J. Whitevia The Bulwark
Thursday, May 30, 2019

“Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land,” Jesus explained in his Sermon on the Mount; “[b]lessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” If only Sohrab Ahmari and First Things had been on the scene; they would have totally dunked on Him.

In the News

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Warns Of Islamic Anti-Semitism

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The Canadian Jewish News
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Islamic anti-Semitism is of a “scale and scope” that most people in the West do not understand and is therefore all the more insidious, the controversial critic of the Muslim religion, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, told a capacity audience at the Jewish Public Library (JPL) in Montreal on May 13.

Analysis and Commentary

Jew-Hatred Ancient And Modern

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Recently the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives failed to censure Rep. Ilhan Omar for indulging anti-Semitic tropes like the “dual loyalties” slander. 

Analysis and Commentary

Why Progressive Anti-Semitism — And Why Now?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Jew-hatred has a natural home on the multicultural Left, and ‘woke’ culture demands that leftists hate anything Trump supports — especially Israel.

In the News

Issues Of Faith: Christians Suffer Persecution Worldwide

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Peninsula Daily News
Friday, May 3, 2019

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you” (John 20:19 ESV). According to Open Doors USA, persecution against Christianity world wide is intensifying, with Christian women being the most vulnerable.

Analysis and Commentary

China’s War On Islam

by Michael R. Auslinvia Spectator USA
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Beijing has been ruthlessly willing to use technology and force against the Uighurs.

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