Topic: theocracy

Once again the coward and chief shows his true colors by calling the bloody, violent religion of Islam "Our Religion", as if it was the official religion of our nation or something. I think he and hi ... discuss

(Reproduced here from its original location.)IntroductionThe resolution as laid out before us is this: Incrementalism is a strategy incompatible with Scripture. As John is arguing the affirmative, he ... discuss

The Crux, The King“John is also correct in that abortion is sin. However, what he and other “abolitionists” fail to do is make basic distinctions. For example, ancient Israel was a theocracy. Mo ... discuss

This is my opening argument in a debate between "abolitionist" John Reasnor and myself, regarding the resolution Incrementalism is incompatible with Scripture (abolitionist is in quotation marks ... discuss

A major propaganda weapon in the militant secularists’ assault on America’s Christian identity and on religious liberty is their re-interpretation of the concept of the “separation of church and ... discuss

The Role of Church and State in Executing Vengeance Against Blasphemy, Idolatry and Witchcraft One of the main points of any system of covenantal theology should be the idea of “covenantal shift. ... discuss

You know things are getting pretty bad when a libertarian atheist devoté of Ayn Rand links arms (albeit grudgingly) with conservative religious types. That’s just what Robert Tracinski does in his ... discuss

One of the “5 Right-Wing Lunacies This Week: O'Reilly Goes Way Off the Deep End” (an article by Janet Allon on was Senator Rick Santorum’s contention that the concept of “Separ ... discuss

As I mentioned in my previous piece, the political animals of our culture dream that the re-election of Barack Obama was primarily a political failure addressable by compromising on political issues ... discuss

-By Warner Todd Huston If you are like many folks, you’ll have missed the beginning of the controversy over comments about homosexuality made by Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson and you’ll ... discuss

By Fr. Brian Thomas Becket Mullady, O.P. There are a number of philosophical theories about the origin of human society. There are two extreme positions. One is the Social Contract theory dear to Hobb ... discuss

America is the only nation in the world that is founded on a creed. That creed is set forth with dogmatic and even theological lucidity in the Declaration of Independence; perhaps the only piece o ... discuss

By Rich Noyes, Media Research Center: Today is the 40th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., a day that is likely to pass with limited, if any, notice from a national news media which is hostil ... discuss

On Election Day 2012, a sizable minority of self-described “evangelicals” voted for a presidential candidate dedicated to the proposition that an entire class of human beings can be set aside to b ... discuss

There is a lot of love being shown to the Pope on Twitter, but the attack being mounted upon him is clearly strategic. The usual suspects are building followers by being first respondents to papal twe ... discuss

The following is Part 7 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addre ... discuss

As I mentioned in my previous piece, the political animals of our culture dream that the re-election of Barack Obama was primarily a political failure addressable by compromising on political issues ... discuss

The following is Part 4 of an open letter to Colonel Vaughn Doner and a critique of his 2012 book, Christian Jihad: Neo-Fundamentalists and the Polarization of America. Throughout the series, I addre ... discuss

An Open Letter To Communist Valerie JarrettAUGUST 15, 2012 BY ROBERT PHILIP DEANarticle source: ... discuss

What a bunch of hypocrites FFR is.  They are so intolerant of people who believe differently than they do.  The University is such a big part of Steubenville that it only makes sense to incl ... discuss

I just read a great post by evangelical leader, Ed Stetzer, on the Jack Schaap incident. He makes a plea that we stop using the word “adultery” and instead use “abuse.” No ma ... discuss

By Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: Every fall, it seems, Americans are subjected to the ugly spectacle of Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad coming to New York to address the UN General Assembly. There, a ... discuss

< !DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> >This message is for the few who do not acknowledge our Nation's Christian foundation, who denigrate those that "c ... discuss

As we celebrate 236 years of Independence from Great Britain and the rule of tyranny. We should remember and teach our children why we are free and why we are celebrating independence. We Are A M ... discuss

“Why all these pains, and what need of sureties? There is a short and easy way to settle the whole business. Let Mr. Jefferson only set his name to the first part of the apostles’ creed. & ... discuss

Keine Verleumdung der Piusbruderschaft: Ermittlungen gegen Burger eingestellt / Bedauern statt Freude - Neue Rottweiler Zeitung Online. Nachrichten aus der Region Rottweil. Beginning of the story ... discuss

From the Christian Heritage Party: Trying to regulate the lives and behaviour of 35 million citizens—all with their own challenges, frustrations, disappointments, and desires—(in a broken justic ... discuss

I subscribe to GBTV in order to watch news, current events analysis, commentary, and see interviews with informative guests not often seen on main stream media ...and for documentaries li ... discuss

The prophet Isaiah reminds us that you should never forget “the rock from which you are hewn.”And in the Book of Deuteronomy we are told to “remember the days of old; consider the generations lo ... discuss

From Worldview TimesBy Ed Decker  Almost 30 Years ago, the late BYU Professor and LDS author Cleon Skousen founded the Freemen Institute [later to be called The National Center for Constitutional ... discuss

“But thou, Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend.  Thou whom I have taken from the ends of the earth, and called thee from the chief men thereof, and s ... discuss

Fake Quote Alert: George Washington’s Bible Government This was falsely attributed to Washington’s farewell speech by a biographer in 1835…. it’s one of many fake quotes that a ... discuss

Isn't it interesting how liberals are always screaming hysterically about American Christians supposedly wanting to turn the United States into a theocracy (which no Christian in his right mind wan ... discuss

The Cheshire Patriarch disappeared, leaving only the watch visible. As part of the MSM’s usual Holy Week anti-Christian push, Hell’s Bible (aka the New York Times) ran a piece on Holy Thursday ... discuss

A close look at the roots of Romney's -- and the Mormon church's -- political ambitions The White Horse Prophecy foresaw Mormons in politics.  (Credit: iStockphoto/66North/Reuters) ... discuss

The Washington Times reports: If the pope called for the destruction of all the mosques in Europe, the uproar would be cataclysmic. Pundits would lambaste the church, the White House would rush out a ... discuss

A Christian theocracy is clearly not what our founders intended. But neither did they intend for the federal concentration of powers over matters as private as health care, education, retirement, nutr ... discuss

I am so weary of the media pretending that the federal “Terri’s Law,” was just a Republican bill.  In fact, it was one of the most bipartisan laws passed during the Bush presidency ... discuss

What is a “theocracy”? The term itself was coined by Flavius Josephus in Against Apion to describe the kingdom of Israel (2:17), although the word is probably more descriptive of Judea under the S ... discuss

Rick Perry is out. Ron Paul is still in the game, and may yet run as a third-party candidate. But he won’t be the GOP nominee.It is down to Obama vs. Romney, or Obama vs. Gingrich, or Obama vs. ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Dear Friends: A Massachusetts judge’s decision to order the abortion of “a mentally ill woman’s unborn baby and sterilize ... discuss

Conservative Christians are not conspiring to overthrow the Constitution and to replace it with rule by any particular religious denomination, and they do not did not believe that Americans should swe ... discuss

Chris Matthews: Let me tell you what he said. He’s said “My religion should dominate, should trump issues of the Constitution.”… He was saying, “Bill O’Reilly, you ... discuss

Chris Matthews: Let me tell you what he said. He’s said ‘My religion should dominate, should trump issues of the Constitution.’…ying, ‘Bill O’Reilly, you and I are ... discuss

The Enlightenment set in motion what has become today’s secular theocracy that is authoritarian and hypocritical for not just its denial of moral condemnation of secular violence, but its exalta ... discuss

Reuters reports on the second round of voting in Egypt in which the Muslim Brotherhood seems to be the leading party: A source from the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) said ... discuss

Viewing the Arab Spring from the perspective of winter, I am not as cynical as some who think all of the upheaval in the Middle East was as concocted as the color revolutions of Europe were by the pow ... discuss

Islamist parties have captured an overwhelming majority of votes in the first round of Egypt's parliamentary elections, setting up a power struggle with the much weaker liberals behind the uprising th ... discuss

A friend of mine asked me to comment on some comments Ron Paul made in an interview with Christianity Today after he won the straw poll at the Values Voters Summit. Ron Paul tends to talk about his Ch ... discuss

Baptist successionism teaches that there is an unbroken of chain of churches since the time of the Apostles that have remained separate from the Roman Catholic church and taught Baptist doctrine. The ... discuss

If the United States of America is supposed to be a secular democracy why do we keep promoting Jesus' command of helping the needy and giving to the poor to justify talk about raising taxes and redist ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to The Social Conservative Review. Terrorism works because some politicians will eventually accommodate terrorist behavior in the hopes that in so doing a “greater good& ... discuss

This is going to be a long post. Sorry… Two weeks ago Ryan Lizza wrote a piece attacking Michele Bachmann for the New Yorker. Here is his theme: Bachmann belongs to a generation of Christian con ... discuss

A few weeks ago, as part of Jesus Week at the University of Auckland, Thinking Matters and Evangelical Union hosted an event entitled A Godless Public Square: Do ‘Private’ Christian Beliefs Hav ... discuss

I'm spilling much digital ink on my facebook wall in discussion with a fellow believer in Jesus and lover of the Haitians, whom I met on my trip to Haiti after the big quake. Sometimes he sendsImage v ... discuss

Rick Perry Prayer Rally “The Response”: Petitioning the Lord With Prayer Today was Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Thumper-Fest, otherwise known as “The Response,” where Christian leader ... discuss

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.” John Adams We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men ... discuss

...The Law of God contains punishments for those who rebel against God’s righteousness. But it also contains commands that require us to do good to our neighbor. And this concept is what the apostle ... discuss

The First Constitutionalists! Britain branded them as Traitors. We know these Kooks as Patriots! By David Bozeman: One is reluctant to call any tactic in the liberal playbook new, but the latest sal ... discuss

Historical Hoaxes of Glenn Beck: Our Constitution Is Based upon the Book of Deuteronomy Christian Reconstructionism political podcast Glenn Beck: “Isn’t Deuteronomy the most quoted out of ... discuss

Good morning. Parallels between US and Church doctrine. Which apparently confuses some people about what the term theocracy might mean. IMF considerations. Kids games. The news isn’t the 2:3 ra ... discuss

“When Secular Religion becomes history” Secularism – The belief that government or other entities should exist separately from religion Theocracy – A form of government in whic ... discuss

Judge Tanya Walton Pratt gave Planned Parenthood of Indiana a temporary injunction against the Indiana law which prevented them from receiving Medicaid payments for the month and a half. The state pl ... discuss

Jodi Jacobson really outdoes herself on the craziness scale here (my emphasis). When it comes to debates about "abortion" and "pro-life politics," both the media and the pundit class are persistently ... discuss

Herman Cain’s Theocracy Basically what Cain said in this video: “I’m a Christian. Muslims are not Americans. I don’t have time to sort it all out. Now that I’m being ques ... discuss

John Locke on Separation of Church and State: A Letter Concerning Toleration The idea of a separation between church and state that so strongly influenced our Founders was developed by John Locke in ... discuss

As often happens, Ed Morrissey has a more interesting take on the news than what the rest of the media (and in this case I’m guilty too) is offering. Ed acknowledges that the rapture folks have ... discuss

One of our readers, Aerialrose, wrote a lengthy and very provocative commentary in response to the thread "Modern Liberalism Is A Form Of Mental Illness" here on Hyscience, which touches upon many sub ... discuss

George H. Wittman makes a very good point today at American Spectator: It has to be said: The international media too quickly characterize mob action in North Africa and elsewhere in the Middle East a ... discuss

The radicalization of American Muslims is driven not by the religion of Islam but by a political Islam that promotes theocracy and rallies against the United States and its secular democracy, a self-d ... discuss

I hesitate to bring up this very interesting essay by the Canadian writer David Warren, because it could be perceived as religious.  That would not be wrong, necessarily–I don’t know Warr ... discuss

That’s precisely what a court in the UK has done. They’ve cited the values that the country was founded on — Judeo-Christian ones — to rule against holding to those values. Th ... discuss

This has President Obama shaking in his boots!  That self aggrandizer, Randall Terry, says he is going to challenge Obama in the Democratic presidential primaries.  From the story: Pro-life activist ... discuss

This is Part Three in a series about what Jehovah’s Witnesses believe.  These findings are based on months of my own study of their doctrine, their New World Translation Bible, and how it comp ... discuss

Following is the draft of the “Principles for Just Immigration Reform” White Paper being prepared for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. An effort is u ... discuss

I’ve seen it coming for more than a week. The media were going to attack Palin for her faith and try to paint her as some sort of nut. It started, not surprisingly, with Daily Kos which had a di ... discuss

Here’s what he says she said: Allah says: Totally untrue, but that’s what he gets for relying on the Associated Press, which took the liberty of bowdlerizing her quote mid-sentence in order t ... discuss

I feel just like Roger below about this interview. Charlie Gibson's sneering condescending tone, looking down over the rim of his glasses like he's some snobby intellectual made me a little sick. Bu ... discuss

As many of you know, Donald Miller, best-selling author of Searching For God Knows What, Blue Like Jazz and other books, gave the closing prayer/benediction last night at the Democratic National Conve ... discuss

Diane West, NRO, has written ... I have come to believe that the Western way of life – which I’ll define in brief as life lived according to Judeo-Christian-evolved morality and liberty – is imp ... discuss

I am honored by the invitation to address you on this august occasion. It's about time. Be warned, however, that I am not here to impress you; you'll have enough smoke blown your way today. And you ca ... discuss

There may be trouble on the horizon for the Ron Paul Revolution. The trouble stems from recent good news out of the Constitution Party national convention. Delegates overwhelmingly rejected Alan Keyes ... discuss

Heather Mac Donald writes on NRO:The release of another previously classified Justice Department memo on the interrogation of terrorists (here and here) has reignited the specious “torture narrative ... discuss

John Mark Reynolds asks In short, for Senator Obama’s chosen church the theological is the political. I can['t jpu], in reading about it, find any reason to separate the two. With Mormonism, traditi ... discuss

In response to, “You Might be an Idaho Conservative If…” 1) You left your prior state because it was a complete hellhole full of misery, corruption, crime, and vandalism. You also t ... discuss

This post is a part of a larger \"blogswarm\" underway this weekend all around the topic of church/state and liberal fears of a theocracy. If you can imagine a few misguided secular progressive zealot ... discuss

From ACT! for America: The commentary below provides a revealing glimpse at what we are facing from the politically correct in our midst. There is little hope of persuading those who engage in the ... discuss

CVSTOS FIDEI MORNING EDITIONGorbachev Admits He’s a Christian – Malcom Moore, TelegraphThe Via Crucis of Archbishop Rahho – Sandro Magister, ChiesaCardinal Arinze on Inculturation – Father Z, ... discuss

CVSTOS FIDEI EVENING EDITION Labyrinthan Legitimacy - Rich Leonardi, Ten ReasonsDid Obama Know Pastor’s Hateful Sermons - J. Stephenson, NBPresident Obama's Neoliberal Theocracy - Lee Cary, Am Thnkr ... discuss

Says He Prays To Jesus Every NightDemocrat Barack Obama says he's tired of questions about his religion. The Democratic presidential candidate told a town hall meeting Sunday in Nelsonvile, Ohio, in t ... discuss

From American Congress for Truth: By Janet Levy At a time when 40% of young Muslims in the United Kingdom want to impose ... discuss

Another Christian wrestles with the appeal of Obama and the abhorrence of his pro-abortion stance. Julie Lyons of the Dallas Observer writes Is there ever an occasion when a Christian should support a ... discuss

Ever vigilant for the chance to legalize and celebrate the killing of the unborn, liberals in New York State seeks to make a positive \"right\" for women to terminate their children.  The Reprodu ... discuss

Excellent commentary at Catholic Online from Saturday, the 26th, on Mike Huckabee's presidential run. Even though Huckabee is a former Southern Baptist minister, he appeals to many Catholics because o ... discuss

Just when I thought CNN was starting to treat Evangelicals fairly they let Jack Cafferty out of his cage. On Thursday he went on a tear accusing Republican Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee of wan ... discuss

Just when I thought CNN was starting to treat Evangelicals fairly they let Jack Cafferty out of his cage. On Thursday he went on a tear accusing Republican Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee of wan ... discuss

Last week Mark Levin asked, regarding Gov. Huckabee's excessive reliance on the Constitutional Amendment as a matter of policy: isn't it time that Huckabee explain how he plans to organize an effort t ... discuss

Filed under: Huckabee, Election, 2008, Politics, ConservatismNot too many in the political blogosphere have been pro-Huckabee in the past few months. Even Rush has opened his arsenal on him calling hi ... discuss

Some surprising news for secularists...good news for the rest of us :)A majority of Americans believe religious displays, prayers at school and the Ten Commandments display in a court building should ... discuss

Friday Photo; Caucus Results; Et Cetera>Beauty in the DetailsFeathers on a peahen at the National Aviary.Do enjoy large. For a point-and-shoot, this little camera is pretty impressive when it comes t ... discuss

From The Washington Post:For Benazir Bhutto, the decision to return to Pakistan was sealed during a telephone call from Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice just a week before Bhutto flew home in Octob ... discuss

Last week I wrote about why I dropped Tom Tancredo from consideration for my endorsement for President. The reason I gave was that he said that the U.S. should threaten that, if there was to be anothe ... discuss

The old guard of the GOP has often come out swinging in recent days at Huckabee. I can understand their distress. Many had already picked their candidate and it hurts to see them dropping. Just take a ... discuss

With Huck only in the lead for about a week and a half, I’m already sick of the piling on and the general anti-religious climate emanating from many quarters. Charles Krauthammer, whom I respect ... discuss

When liberal wackjobs  on the left complain about the impending theocracy that the U.S. may become, they usually point to the Establishment Clause of the Constitution as proof that the State needs to ... discuss

Received an advance-review copy of George Weigel’s Faith, Reason, and the War Against Jihadism: A Call to Action, published by Doubleday, and though I am only four chapters into it, I am recomme ... discuss

CVSTOS FIDEI MORNING EDITIONUSCCB 'Compass' Review Gets Pulled - Washington TimesNo, Really, Don't See This Movie - Leila, Off The Record "Boycott Worked", Compass Flops - LifeSiteNews 'Compass' Not G ... discuss

It's nothing new for celebrities to hit the campaign trail to give their favorite candidates a boost.Celebrity appearances help draw crowds. They can get people who are politically clueless to become ... discuss

Apparently, being a Christian in Iraq's south is extremely hazardous to one's health: On her first day at Basra University this year a man came up to Zeena, a 21-year-old Christian woman, and three ot ... discuss

Filed under: Sally Quinn, Romney, Rush Limbaugh, Election, 2008, Church and State, First AmendmentIt's not too often that Rush Limbaugh delves into the depths of church and state that I regularly dwel ... discuss

Islam’s Sharia Law is loathsome, cruel even fatal to women and “unbelievers” and those Muslims who dare to reject their faith and turn to any other belief system. Evidence was seen recently in S ... discuss

Filed under:I normally don't link most of another post, but Greg Jones' post today on Christianity's influence on American law and the Christian context of Harvard Law School's rich history was too go ... discuss

Philosophical anarchy can be described as ...A system of thinking in the field of knowledge which leads to a belief in the eradication of "all direct or coercive government as a political ideal" and t ... discuss

At The Scratching Post. This week there are two torchlight posts, one kinda scary, one interesting: "Claim that Hilary Clinton Presidency is Motive for Huge New Abortion Centers" by Christine at The W ... discuss

CVSTOS FIDEI AFTERNOON EDITIONOpen Letter To Conn. Bishops - Michael Augros, 1st ThingsWhat's The 'Plan B' Controversy All About? - Sarah, RCPKeep St. Peter's Basilica A Place Of Prayer - CNALatin Mas ... discuss

From American Congress for Truth: The information below is an excerpt from a summary that can be found on the website of the American Textbook Council. The website states: “The American Textb ... discuss

Searching for the great-white, anti-intellectual, bible-thumping, gun-toting, inbred, violent, genocidal, racist-male, tobacco-chewing, hate-spewing, illiterate-elitist, homophobic, absolutist, anti-p ... discuss

In his recent book, Tomislav Sunic aims to use popular dissatisfaction with contemporary excesses on issues of race as an excuse for attacking the idea of liberal democracy itself.  A review ... discuss

From Glenn Beck: By M. Zuhdi Jasser, MD The entire goal of Al Qaeda-type monsters is to provoke a reaction from mainstream America by pursuing evil against those who stand in the way of imposing t ... discuss

Got a few good laughs out of this article: There's virtually no recognition of the fact that abortion care is already rare in this country, and getting rarer.Over a million abortions in the US. And th ... discuss

This the second of a three part series on the Rule of Law. See part one by clicking here.It is Not the Ten CommandmentsYou can be sure that the Ten Commandments are not the rule of law. Judge Roy Moor ... discuss

The London Times asked Richard Dawkins to review Christopher Hitchens’ Christian bashing book God is not Great. This is a bit like asking a quarterback to also be the referee, but I guess the Ti ... discuss

Well, I watched all of pt. 3 on God’s Christian warriors. Here are my impressions. Amanpour seemed desperate to whip up something frightening. Unfortunately for her, she has enough integrity as ... discuss

By Andrew G. Bostom, Washington Times:Jihad — as sanctioned by Islam's core texts, the Koran, hadith and sira, and actualized by the Muslim prophet Muhammad himself — is the eternal, aggressive qu ... discuss

Next week CNN is treating viewers to a six hour special devoted to the intersection of faith and politics. Christian Amanpour is the host of all three segments which begin Tuesday night with a look at ... discuss

Presidential candidate Senator Sam Brownback distances himself from those who say government and religion should have close ties. “I want to have a nation where you can say ‘In God We Trust ... discuss

For some atheists there’s a fine line between sharing their views and ramming them down everyone else’s throats. Dick Dawkins has crossed that line many times before, but today he’s ... discuss

In today's Boston Globe, Dean Barnett makes a laudible attempt to defend his pro-life views with strict secularism, but his piece, while making some good points, ultimately gives up too much ground to ... discuss

By Suzanne Fields, Washington Times:The Dutch novelist Margriet de Moor, writing in a German newspaper, wants to know whether anyone is at work on a novel titled "2084." Well might she ask. The world ... discuss

We are happy to report to you that the Oxford Union, in its infinite wisdom, has allowed America to continue to exist. Representing America in this life-and-death debate was Jonah Goldberg of the Nati ... discuss

The Persecution & Prayer AlertThe Voice of the Martyrs, Canada1. Pastor Beaten in Rajasthan, IndiaPastor Walter Masih was severely beaten by approximately twenty youths from the Vishwa Hindu Parishad ... discuss

Blogging Against Theocracy SillinessIn "honor" of "Blogging Against Theocracy," a.k.a. "Marginalizing Christianity on its Most Sacred Holiday", a post on "Insight on the First Amendment."This informat ... discuss

The United States of America has been, for far longer than many of us have been walking this earth, known as the melting pot. A country that held open its arms to those who sought a life of freedom ... discuss

Blogging Against Theocracy SillinessOne of least sensible things I've heard the "Blogging Against Theocracy" crowd list among their shopping list of things to exorcise religious thought from is the pr ... discuss

Christmas is the holiday set aside for honoring the birth of Jesus Christ. Not only has it become secularized and commercial, any expression of religious sentiment is often banned or attempted to be b ... discuss

Blogging Against Theocracy SillinessIn "honor" of "Blogging Against Theocracy," a.k.a. "Marginalizing Christianity on its Most Sacred Holiday", a post on "Does Religion Belong in Politics?" This is re ... discuss

Blogging Against Theocracy SillinessIn "honor" of "Blogging Against Theocracy," a.k.a. "Marginalizing Christianity on its Most Sacred Holiday", a post on America's Christian heritage.Was America a nat ... discuss

More denial of rights on a religious basis. From Associated Content:A federal judge has ruled that a federal employee with the Defense Logistics Agency in Columbus, Ohio, may legally post a flyer that ... discuss

Filed under: Americans United, Theocracy, Blogging, Church and StateI'm on Americans United for Separation of Church and State's email list and received an alert today regarding a "Blog Against Theocr ... discuss

THAT INEVITABLE KERFLUFFLE OVER FOOTWASHING...Melanie Bettanelli tells us ...This is by far the best article I've found on the subject of foot washing. Last year when the inevitable kerfuffle about wa ... discuss

The typical militant poor-choicer thinks that fighting for fetal rights amounts to fighting for a theocracy. In their minds, if fetal rights ever came to pass in this country, it would turn Canada (or ... discuss

The liberals attempt to redefine basic words like "theocracy" and spin them to say what they want them to say is a hallmark of modern day liberalism that we dedicate much of tonight's Truth and Hope R ... discuss

Wikipedia defines a town crier as “a person who is employed by a town council to make public announcements in the streets.” They relayed information to the town, passed along information a ... discuss

Dennis Prager is Jewish, but he understands the deep hypocrisy of all the religiously minded liberals misappopriating scripture texts: The Left attacks the religious Right for threatening to replace ... discuss

I was once asked why I didn't have more empathy with the political left. "I don't dislike myself enough," I said, largely in jest. But as time has passed this offhand remark seems less flippant. I've ... discuss

By Don Feder, Among the many groups for whom I feel absolutely no sympathy is the Jewish Left – which has lately been agonizing over the prevalence of Jew-hatred at antiw ... discuss

Part 1 linkMy political philosophy is the same as my philosophy about any other subject. The Bible is the guide to what is right. The Bible says that governing authorities are “agents of God’s w ... discuss

Dhimmi D'SouzaWhen I heard the premise of Dinesh D'Souza's latest, The Enemy at Home: The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11 rolled my eyes. This may surprise some - after all, I spend a l ... discuss

[Attention Joe Rago: This post is brief (but not too brief), well written and contains the USDA recommended daily dosage of irony.] Well, it’s Tuesday so it must be time for another Christian ba ... discuss

By Dr. Elizabeth Kantor, Townhall: Our civil liberties are under siege. From the religious right, right? That’s the impression you’d get from quite a number of books published in 2006. In The ... discuss

When every ACLU lawyer who appears on TV to announce the latest attempt to remove Christian symbols and traditions from America seems to be Jewish, and when it’s a rabbi in Seattle who threatens ... discuss

A wise man once said: The opposite of theocracy, call it atheocracy, is just as deadly if not more so. Okay, that was me that said it. But still, I think it has some merit. Case in point, the recent p ... discuss

According to The Hill newspaper, Hillary has just hired the faith outreach guru from the House Democratic Caucus, Burns Strider: Strider now heads religious outreach for the House Democratic Caucus, a ... discuss

Mary Jane Wilkie, as Sunday school teacher in NJ, has a modest proposal for the nation: In a nation where people routinely declare their adherence to separation of church and state, a national Christm ... discuss

Turn on fox News, turn on CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC or any radio talk show this week and what do you hear? A heated debate over the newly elected senator Keith Ellison and whether or not he should be ... discuss

Filed under:Gene Edward Veith's column this week takes a confrontational face-to-face look at Christianity and the forces working against it. Not only do Christians have to fight against radical Islam ... discuss

Courtesy of Clarity and Resolve: Hey, infidels, check out the Shia sweetheart looking to become the next top turban in Iran: Ayatollah who backs suicide bombs aims to be Iran’s next spiritual ... discuss

The truth is that fascism has reared its ugly head in the Western world, but that head always seems to tilt left. It’s no secret that hurling names about is as common in the political ... discuss

Tomorrow there is a big protest to drive out the “Bush regime.” This is the 5th annual one, I understand. The World Can’t Wait is the name of the organization behind this. They are p ... discuss

I am so relieved to hear that! The cover article in the October issue of The Walrus magazine claims that Stephen Harper is beholden to Canada’s powerful “religious right”.  Afte ... discuss

A statement from Catholic and Evangelicals: That They May Have Life Some excerpts:We are sadly aware that many who identify themselves as Christians do not share our understanding of a culture of li ... discuss

Joe Carter, in a recycled post at the the Evangelical Outpost which is just as relevant now as when he first posted it, deconstructs the idea that Christians somehow want to establish a theocracy in ... discuss

Convert from Islam to Christianity killed Christian sources report Ali Mustaf Maka'il, a 22-year-old college student and cloth merchant who converted from Islam to Christianity 11 months ago, wa ... discuss

Melinda Penner has some great thoughts on Christians engaging culture that relate to our current series. She writes: A new Pew poll about religion and Christianity in the U.S. has soon good news a ... discuss

Part 2, "Imposing my Religion" Here's the claim: "Pro-lifers are pushing their religious views into politics." Let's be clear: The above claim is not really an argument, but a ramrod used to silence ... discuss

From Financial Times via PMSNBC: Howard Dean, Democratic National Committee chairman, is famous for his loose lips and exuberant vocal chords, which may help explain the muted reaction to his recen ... discuss

I’ve believed this about the current struggles in the Church for a long time, but Mark Shea says it a bit more eloquently than I ever have. (BTW - I frequently disagree with the good Mr. Shea on ... discuss

Iran has promised to respond to a plan for a Western aid package in return for an end to Iran's uranium enrichment program on August 22nd. As noted at Global Politician, Ahmadinejad is a significant p ... discuss

No, I don’t mean these three tenors, and no, I’m not giving you yet another opera clip to watch. I’m not talking music at all, rather I mean tenor as in, the drift of something spo ... discuss

Joe Carter: "I've also come to the conclusion, based on overwhelming evidence, that anyone who claims that American evangelicals want to establish a theocracy is either irredeemably stupid or dishon ... discuss

353 Dan Brown's Truthiness Rodney Clapp in the May 16 Christian Century writes about the errors in Da Code. It's not a journal I regularly read (too liberal most of the time), but I thought he had ... discuss

There seems to be a groundswell of books warning that America is two skips and a jump from theocracy. The latest, written by Salon senior writer Michelle Goldberg, is titled Kingdom Coming: The Rise o ... discuss

Today's Journal-Times ran another "Parson to Person" coulmn. As a conservative local clergyman, I have often criticized these commentaries and their writers for an overwhelmingly liberal bent. The la ... discuss

Alexandria has a post up discussing the idea of a "Christian Theocracy". First of all, I'd reference my prior post on South Park. Having observed Radical Islam for a few years, can we really say tha ... discuss

Turkish Surprise: Michael Totten gives a vivid, real-life example that being in an Islamic country doesn't mean you give up drinking alcohol, night clubs, dancing or ... well, I'll let you discover ... discuss

It's not often the United States, Israel and the Gulf Arab states worry about the same thing. But right now, they are all focused on Iran. The country's spiraling militarism - trumpeted this week in ... discuss

... in this post from Stop the ACLU. Liberals proudly beam about how the ACLU keeps America safe from becoming a theocracy by dilegently keeping "church and state" seperated through endless l ... discuss

We’re regularly assured by atheists that the triumph of reason over religious irrationality is inevitable. We are meant to believe that once religion has (in Sam Harris’ phrase) been destr ... discuss

Interesting story in the NY Sun about CAIR. A lawsuit they filed against a critic operating a web site accusing them of links to terrorism has now been dismissed. The critic, whose name is Andrew Whit ... discuss

The Abdul Rahman case in Afghanistan has captured the attention of the media and the blogosphere, not to mention the White House. Obviously, we at SCO hope that this convert to Christianity is treat ... discuss

I enjoy the chain bookstores--which is where I am right now. In addition to the legal addictive stimulant that tries its best to stain my teeth and reveal my secret obsession with it, I enjoy sittin ... discuss

JivinJ posted an excellent takedown of that old pro-lifers-are-racists fallacy, recently displayed in a blog post by Alexander Sanger. Here's the "racist" claim in Sanger's post:But the motivation beh ... discuss

My favorite blogger, Ross Douthat has another excellent post that I want to elaborate on. Whose Theocracy?: I know I harp on this, but maybe someone can explain to me the working definition of "t ... discuss

Fear and Hate Propaganda..... Hitler loved it.A good friend, with a grand Christian heart, asked me for my take on an e-mail circulation. As I began to answer her, I realised just how many people may ... discuss

The blog for Americans United For Separation of Church and State (AU) is trying to make the Missouri resolution appear as though they are trying to pass legislation to make America a Christian o ... discuss

Robert Crowther of the Discovery Institute emails this news: AMERICANS OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORT TEACHING SCIENTIFIC CHALLENGES TODARWINIAN EVOLUTION, ZOGBY POLL SHOWSSeattle, WA -- A new nationwide poll ... discuss

I had planned something different but after reading Jay's post over at Stop the ACLU, I just had to follow his lead on this topic. The hysteria of the left over Judge Alito's note to James Dobson is ... discuss

During his Wednesday broadcast, Focus on the Family founder and president James Dobson informed his listeners that he had just received a thank you note from new Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito.Dea ... discuss

A Liberal friend of mine named David eagerly awaits my response to a challenge he issued in one of his emails to me. This challenge is that I show any instance where a Liberal or Liberals in general a ... discuss

The following is Appendix A to the Current Series, “American Education: A Crisis Demanding Leadership.”The primary manifestation of America’s culture war concerns the topic of homosexuality. T ... discuss

Some fundamentalist Christians are critical of a Christian production company which has made a Christian-themed movie because Chad Allen, one of the actors, is gay. Christian ministers were enthusiast ... discuss

by James Hitchcock January 6, 2006 In how many ways is it possible to talk about abortion without using the word? Many, as it turns out: theocracy, rigidity, dogma, erosion of freedom, anti-women, ... discuss

So much to learn from Deus Caritas Est, but what jumps right out at a Political Philosophy major is Benedict’s effort to redeem the political order with a brief discussion of its role –and its lim ... discuss

The West Coast March for Life was another time for intolerant pro-choicers to come out and show their complete intolerance for prolifers and the prolife view. A few pro-choicers held signs that said ... discuss

Ran across this comment posted recently on Misunderestimated Germans-I only follow the mainstream press to find out what the official party line is on a particular issue. No issue is simple straightfo ... discuss

The much-bandied about phrase “separation of church and state” means different things to different people. To those from the secular humanist persuasion, it means that the state can make no publi ... discuss

“We’ve been waiting 30 years to end the lunacy of nine demigods on the Supreme Court deciding every burning social issue of the day for us, loyal subjects in a judicial theocracy. We don ... discuss

Like nearly everyone else, I know next to nothing about Harriet Miers. The real concern is whether the president's loyalist ways, like his father's, will give us another David Souter. My guess is no, ... discuss

A Letter To ACLU Members: most common comments and hate mails I get besides the “you are a nazi that hates freedom” ones, is the infamous “You just inspired me to give $100 to the ... discuss

This one really shocked me. This is from Doug Wilson, of all people. Gay marriage is a judgment on our culture, and as God's people Christians should allow that judgment to play out. Now this shouldn' ... discuss

From LifeNews: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a New Hampshire case about whether abortion facilities should notify parents when their minor teenager daughters are considering having an abortion ... discuss


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