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Kindle Deals This is a daily deal, so the price is only good for today: 1.99 Battleground Prussia: The Assault on Germany’s Eastern Front 1944#45 (General Military) The terrible months between t ... discuss

I like Pat Archbold. I think he's an honest man. His Creative Minority Report blog is always interesting as are his article in the National Catholic Register. I couldn't agree more with this one:The H ... discuss

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS AND REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: 2015 Annual Conference Law, Religion, and American Healthcare May 8 – 9, 2015 Conferences 2014-2015 Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC 1585 Massac ... discuss

 Stephen Colbert Joke! ‘Abortion’ Is a ‘Funny Word’ – Like ‘Guacamole’ By Katie Yoder Mindy Kaling and Stephen ColbertOh, the irony. The liberal feminist media are provin ... discuss

Let this brief video of an abolitionist preaching the law and the Gospel at the abortuary in Norman, OK, serve as a helpful reminder of two things:1) When you meet someone who asks you about the moral ... discuss

My latest article on Catholicmom.com was a resurrected post that I shared earlier this year on this blog called The Catholic Vaccination Dilemma. In my experience, this topic tends to bring ... discuss

A family friend recently lost his wife to cancer. They were married for 65 years. He is suffering intense agony of grieving. My most recent column for the Western Catholic Reporter (Canada) addresses ... discuss

The "preventive war" in view of the Synod: a new book ispublished with interventions by Muller, Burke, Caffara, Brandmuller and DePaolis who declare inadmissible the proposal to open in certain cases ... discuss

Oh, the irony. The liberal feminist media are proving to be trailblazers. At least, that is, for male comedians. Abortion is “a funny word” – just like “guacamole” – according to comedian ... discuss

Providence, R.I., Sep 17, 2014 / 09:43 am (CNA).- The dilemma of divorced and remarried Catholics should prompt consideration of changes in the Church’s approach to annulments and the Eucharist, ... discuss

Recently came across an old article from Susan Windley-Daoust on The Sign of the Dying Body: How the Theology of the Body Helps Us to Die in Lov Dying—undergoing it, or helping one who is dying—i ... discuss

Allegations that Hillary Clinton allies may have tried to shield the former secretary of State in the wake of the Benghazi terror attack are coming to the forefront ahead of the first public hearing ... discuss

Here's the link: http://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/deluge-of-criticism-after-abortion-funding-revealed-in-health-care-law-60333/Okay, so now what? Shall I have the wife file her taxes separate fr ... discuss

This is a recording of Feminists for Life president Serrin Foster speaking to a group of college students in 2001 (video from Vimeo, posted by The Veritas Forum). Her topic: The Feminist Case Agains ... discuss

An Arkansas middle school is under fire for banning a student’s t-shirt which reads “Virginity Rocks.” Although 13-year-old Cloe Rubiano is saving herself for marriage, school offici ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C, Sept 12, 2014:The House is not in session today and will reconvene at 12 PM on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014.The Senate also is not in session today and will reconvene at 2 PM on M ... discuss

I love the way Wendy Shalit, author of "A Return to Modesty," handled the topic of the Hollywood selfie scandal. The problem, she explains, is not just that young girls are pressured to take nude pict ... discuss

--ISIS calls themselves the Islamic State, but isn't Islamic???--ISIS is a threat to Syria, Iraq and the Middle East, possibly the U.S.--U.S. is meeting them with strength and resolve--Not our fight a ... discuss

What’s with the feminist left and abortion humor these days?  First there was a film billed as an “abortion romantic comedy,” then the assertion that abortion is the “perfect topic” for si ... discuss

For years, have I thought that John Chisholm's relentless investigation of Scott Walker was personal?Yeah.Did the "John Doe" investigation and its various tentacles appear totally out of line and unpr ... discuss

Unless you are as antisocial as I am, you don’t want to be my neighbor. It’s a strange thing, but some of you have  said from time to time you’d love to be one of my neighbors.  It ... discuss

by Kelli Duck Dynasty’s Jase and Missy Robertson never considered abortion – not even when their now 10-year-old daughter, Mia, was prenatally diagnosed with a cleft lip and potentially cl ... discuss

One of the plot lines in a movie I watched over the weekend involved a pregnant mother. The film was set in the 1940s, and I thought how blissfully ignorant were the days before ultrasounds and pren ... discuss

“…drinking moderate amounts of alcohol on a regular basis has been shown to have various positive effects on your body. The one that pertains to this article’s topic is that it has b ... discuss

The former Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has announced she’s pregnant with baby number two. And once again, the world seems to understand that an unborn baby is a baby, and not somet ... discuss

Credit:  www.christinemonohan.netSometimes I think that almost all Catholic blogs are written by just one person because they all sound exactly the same. No one ever seems to have an original th ... discuss

When I was in Baltimore last November I caught up with fellow theologian and blogger Randal Rauser. Randal is professor of Theology at Taylor Seminary in Edmonton Canada. Randal and I have had some s ... discuss

is said to have been a martyr; but nothing really known of him. He might possibly be identified with an Eortius who took part in the council of Valencia (374). Nothing is known about the date of his d ... discuss

Bishop Philip EganThis morning SPUC's national conference 2014 was privileged to be addressed by the Rt. Rev. Philip Egan, the Catholic bishop of Portsmouth, on the forthcoming Synod on the Family and ... discuss

-- 1 --I had an interview to be a student volunteer / intern at a private speech therapy office this morning... and I nailed it! I begin on Tuesday. :D It's a small company but they're doing the exact ... discuss

I was glad to learn yesterday that Andrew Klavan will write the script for the upcoming film about abortionist Kermit Gosnell, who is currently serving his life sentence for murder. Klavan is an excel ... discuss

Imagine that you have a career founded on the belief that people can improve, and that literature can be a primary catalyst toward that improvement. Imagine that you get invited to participate in a r ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Pope Saint John Paul II wrote in his 1995 letter to women, “Transcending the established norms of his own culture, Jesus treated women with openness, respect, acceptance and tende ... discuss

So now openly gay groups will march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in NYC. Here's the video link from Michael Voris on the topic. Normally I take whatever Voris says with a HUGE grain of salt but he' ... discuss

By ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS | body{zoom:115%!important;} ROME — Pope Francis has drawn praise for his firm pro-life stance as well as his approach to the topic – which goes to ... discuss

TweetBy Caleb VanderWeideAnti-abortion activism is like Pandora's Box.Pandora’s Box contained all the evils imaginable by man and many we could not imagine, but deep within the box was kept the spir ... discuss

There are a host of rationales for abortion — ranging from supposedly protecting women’s health to arguments that an unborn child is somehow not a human being or doesn’t become one u ... discuss

by Kelli I’m told that Christians hate science and go for mystical mumbo jumbo. But when the topic turns to abortion, it’s fascinating that prochoice rhetoric instantly turns to blather about the ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Sep 4, 2014 / 04:55 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has drawn praise for his firm pro-life stance as well as his approach to the topic – which goes to the heart of the issue and t ... discuss

by Kelli I’m told that Christians hate science and go for mystical mumbo jumbo. But when the topic turns to abortion, it’s fascinating that prochoice rhetoric instantly turns to blather about the ... discuss

The following story comes to me of this new website.  I did see some articles on the topic of the Traditional Latin Mass - at least from the perspective of someone familiar with the FSSP.  T ... discuss

Comedienne Joan Rivers remains in critical condition today after going into respiratory and cardiac arrest August 29 during what has been described as a “routine throat procedure,” a & ... discuss

The Rhyme and Reason of Love and Life - by Tony Funderburk I just heard some statistics about suicide this past week that were very disturbing. Of course, I’m sure the topic is fresh on minds si ... discuss

  Embryonic stem cell research: Setting the record straight   Laura Peredo   shareWith ... discuss

You’ve likely heard by now that PBS, a taxpayer-funded public television station, is airing the late-term abortionist propaganda piece After Tiller throughout the month of September. I’ll ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by our friends at Crossway, and they are offering some great prizes that include several brand new books. There will be 5 winners this we ... discuss

Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) was one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity, there considered to ... discuss

Download at your own risk- I have read none of these. Save, Share, Simplify: How to Use the Sharing Economy to Reduce Expenses, Build Community, & Design Your Ideal Life 82 pages Blurb: The Shari ... discuss

MLMs and pyramid schemes essentially have the same design. The only difference is that MLMs will include a real product{s} to mask the connection between them and a pyramid scheme- but they are depend ... discuss

As time goes on, I find myself doing more and more of my reading on my Kindle, and taking advantage of its super-simple ability to make notes and highlights. At the same time, I find myself re ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 26, 2014 / 12:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Participants in the annual Ratzinger “schulerkreis” study group were overjoyed at seeing the retired pontiff in good health, noting ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 25, 2014 / 08:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A priest and close friend of Pope Francis says the pontiff's idea for an upcoming inter-religious soccer match for peace shows his keen interest ... discuss

Hospice abuse can be euthanasia without consent. The Euthanasia Prevention Coalition (EPC) supports good hospice care, but we are also extremely concerned about hospice abuse. Good hospice care leads ... discuss

Too often, conservatives engaging in critical analysis of a federal policy presenting smart, salient critiques to hopefully fair-minded opponents, find themselves thrown into that category of the "lun ... discuss

By: Lloyd Marcus I have been engaged in a series of interviews, radio/TV discussing the topic, “Is The Tea Party Dead?” Because I am black, every interview has begun with me being asked my take on ... discuss

People know abortion is happening, but they also realize that if they look at it too closely, they will not be able to live at peace with themselves unless they do something to stop it. At the same ti ... discuss

The Souls of Aborted Babies - \"A Sure Hope\" I caught this post a few years ago on the souls of aborted babies on the blog \"V for Victory.\" The full article is no longer available online, but here ... discuss

In an update to my most recent posts on the topic, I also have these titles for sale.  Prices include shipping.  Please email me at acatholiclife[at]gmail[dot]com for more information o ... discuss

Credit:  cheezburger.comMark Shea had a very interesting post today [HERE] concerning an article from The Remnant Newspaper, an ultra orthodox traditional newspaper whose main goal seems to be to ... discuss

The following sermon is posted/printed with the permission of the bride and groom, Jordan and Heather Swanson.  Text:  1 Corinthians 13 Grace and peace to you, Jordan and Heather, from ... discuss

by Editors - In an online exchange on the popular Monomakhos Blog, the topic of discussion focused on the views on homosexuality expressed by Fr. Alexis Vinogradov a priest in the OCA, rector of St. G ... discuss

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Ever since Robin Williams' death and alleged suicide, there has been much talk in private conversations as well as mass media coverage and personal blog posts. I generally stay out of these "hot" topi ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

A number of Facebook posts have been coming out in the last few days about Chick-fil-a Holcombe catering an event at an abortion clinic in Houston.  This has no doubt caused a tremendous uproar, ... discuss

Ohio Homeschoolers are trying to get their notifications in before the start of the public school year. I wrote about this a little bit here, here and also here. I'm adding a bit more information ... discuss

One of the beauties of having a blog 10 years old is that I can go back into the archives and find posts that are already written, and apply them to today.This week I've read and heard charges that I ... discuss

Dear Readers, It was an abortion day Thursday July 31, 2014. Nine mothers heard our cry for mercy on the unborn victims being brought into the Building For Women for slaughter. We prayed and worshiped ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliSuzy B links to an article in the New York Times discussing their efforts to teach politicians and pro-lifers in the publ ... discuss

Today was my last session for my PTSD and it was bittersweet. I'm going to miss my therapist because she was so encouraging and positive but I also know that I no longer need the sessions. If it hadn' ... discuss

Elijah was a great prophet in Israel's history. After he was taken up to heaven in a whirlwind, his successor, Elisha, steps into the role and does even more miraculous things. Many of his miracles ar ... discuss

I know, I know. It's been a couple of week since I've written one of these WILW posts but most of my Wednesdays have been occupied with studying for exams so I haven't had the chance to write. Since t ... discuss

Here are the six most helpful resources I know of for trying to assess whether or not birth control pills and/or Plan B definitely cause abortions or not. The most common question I get emailed to me ... discuss

WHITE GUILT: CULTURE OF VICTIMIZATION I’m a white guy, so I am not supposed to be making any observations or critiques concerning black culture. To do so would mean that I am a racist that hates bla ... discuss

There’s so much that’s wrong with the recent NY Times editorial titled Abortion and Birth, Together that I don’t know where to begin. I suppose I should start with sharing a little about me. I ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a seminarian, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation marks wi ... discuss

The mainstream media has caused great confusion about the topic of euthanasia and has been extremely deceptive in its portrayal of human suffering and compassion.  Most people who think that euth ... discuss

If we are to pinpoint the moment of beginning of personhood that has the best scientific grounding, out of all the moments that are candidates, that will certainly be the beginning of the single-cell ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

WHITE GUILT: CULTURE OF VICTIMIZATION I’m a white guy, so I am not supposed to be making any observations or critiques concerning black culture. To do so would mean that I am a racist that hates bla ... discuss

In a fallacy that appeals to the heart, the arguer uses emotional appeals rather than logical reasons to persuade the listener. The fallacy can appeal to various emotions including pride, pity, fear, ... discuss

Today is the 75th anniversary of the greatest sports related speech ever made and one of the greatest speeches of all time by a truly great man. After one of the indisputably greatest baseball players ... discuss

Chicago Crime Report March 24, 2011 Girl approached by suspicious men in Glenview Less than two weeks after a boy reported being approached by a suspicious man in Glenview, police are issuing an alert ... discuss

Chicago Crime Roundup March 15th 2011 Man Beaten To Death On North Side A man was beaten to death Sunday night in the North Side Budlong Woods area, police said. The 18-year-old man — identified by ... discuss

Wearing a "cancer sucks" band to bring awareness to colon cancer, while resting my hand/arm on my dad's fleece blanket.On July 11th of this year it'll be 5 years since my father passed away from colon ... discuss

Like many local newspapers, the Courier Times relies on large news organizations for national and international news. In the area of religious news, the large organizations have a small pool of writ ... discuss

Back in November of 2006, I began writing a series examining Arminianism vs Calvinism (Reformed) theology. At the time, I had already become convinced that the Calvinistic position was the more bibli ... discuss

At my church today, pastor Ed Moore preached the first message in what will be a series of messages he plans to teach from the book of Revelation. Our pastor humbly admitted that his knowledge of esc ... discuss

I could try to write my own piece on why "ObamaCare" does not offer the short and long-term reform of health care this country really needs. But I'm certainly no expert on this very complex topic. Y ... discuss

Al Mohler has written an excellent reflection on the topic of thanksgiving. He points out that "giving thanks is one of the most explicitly theological acts any human can contemplate." On Thanksgivi ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

In the blogosphere, there are times I think when it is acceptable to toot your own horn. This maybe one of those times, so I am going to toot away.At the Catholic Media Conference in Charlotte th ... discuss

A few years ago, a young lady we knew got saved and went off to college.  In her college town, there was a woman who led a church with whom she got involved.  Before you know it, the young g ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced at church services:The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes meals.------------------Scouts are saving aluminum cans, bot ... discuss

by Doug Mainwaring Author’s preface: I am a gay man who is opposed to same-sex marriage. Readers can view my speech on this topic given earlier this year at the Celebration of Marriage Rally&nbs ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It's good to see all the attention that Pope Francis is getting; no doubt it's due to his humility and his obvious love for people. St. John Paul II generated much interest in himself as well. I al ... discuss

Justin Edwards has recently written a set of articles against us (and Russell Hunter in particular), claiming that "our teaching is deceptive" and that by it we put "the Body of Christ in imminent dan ... discuss

I have this horrible suspicion that he's trying to be funny.Comedian/activist Lee Camp asks, in the meme to your left, “Where is all the Christian outrage against GMO foods? The Lord’s creations w ... discuss

Title: PORNDEMIC: How the Pornography Plague Affects You and What You Can Do About It.Author: Taryn Hodgson (with Dr. Peter Hammond and Christine McCafferty)Publisher: Christian Liberty BooksYear Pub ... discuss

On Saturday, May 17th, 2014, we had Presbytera Eugenia Constantinou conduct a Seminar on the book of Revelation, entitled "Revelation Through the Eyes of the Early Church." You can read a brief biogra ... discuss

The nation of Armenia may move to restrict sex selection abortions. The head of RA National Assembly Standing Committee on Healthcare, Maternity and Childhood Affairs Ara Babloyan held a worksho ... discuss

-- 1 --I hope y'all enjoyed doing the St. Dymphna novena that was posted over the last couple of days. I failed to post the link to day 8 on the FB page but I know y'all knew the posts were still post ... discuss

So Republican Senator Marco Rubio is in the public consciousness right now for some comments he made about the scientific consensus being that life begins at conception. This is true, but I'll ge ... discuss

Image credit: Armatix GmbHDon't mean to go off too far on this topic, but it seems to be in the news. Everyone form Mark Shea to my dentist has been telling me that "just make everyone shut up and buy ... discuss

Do abolitionists put God in a box? Tony Miano seems to think so. In a recent blog article, Miano takes issue with a flowchart diagram recently shared from the AHA Facebook page. This is not the fir ... discuss

A lot of buzz today about Margaret Sanger, her racist past, her 13 invitations to speak at Ku Klux Klan rallies, and Planned Parenthood's current "success" at basically annihilating more than hal ... discuss

I've been in Rome (woohoo!), camping out with my 2.5 million besties to attend the first-in-history Mass concelebrated by two popes: Reigning & Emeritus. It happens they were canonizing two other pope ... discuss

Cardinal Gerhard Müller, "speaking rather bluntly," has some strong remarks for the LCWR leadership on the doctrinal assessment, on the honoring of Sr. Elizabeth Johnson, and on the LCWR's infatuatio ... discuss

In my recent debate with Matt Dillahunty, he made a claim that bodily rights arguments "include" arguments from personhood. This apparently means, to him, that he doesn't have to make a case against u ... discuss

This NASA picture is clearly extremely clean. You wouldn’t want to spend so much money and time, only to have a small contaminate cause the mission to fail. Perhaps this example is overkill, and ... discuss

"Sunny, why is it wrong for women to assert authority over men and is a woman sinning if she speaks at a women's conference and men show up?" Desiring to be a good steward of the short time my Lord ha ... discuss

Happy Easter! The Christian world feels like this: ...because we've just come through Lent, Holy Week, the Sacred Triduum and the Easter Vigil.I love the Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursda ... discuss

A Catholic Sister presented the Church's teaching on same-sex attraction (SSA) at a Catholic High School and received negative feedback for touching on this controversial topic (as was described in th ... discuss

Today's Show: The Coming Four Blood MoonsTop news on Nevada rancher and supporters in standoff with Feds, plus tomorrow the first of four 'blood moons' as NASA charted will occur and be seen by much o ... discuss

"I learned the value and true beauty of being a woman. In the purest sense I discovered my real right to choose. "Thank you, Catherine Quinn! And thank you, God. ... discuss

Here’s the website: Geocentrism Debunked And here’s the episode of Al Kresta’s show, aired today, on the same topic. Despite its reappearance in the news of late, I’m not incli ... discuss

Today would be The Old Man’s 60th 62nd birthday. He had a habit of forgetting details and making them up on the go, including his own age.  Since sometime around his fiftieth birthday, he star ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Lent 5Zion Lutheran Church, Marengo, ILEzekiel 37:1-14Lent is a good time to think about death. As good a time as any. It's a topic every man must face sooner or later. A topic we like to put away ... discuss

This article has appeared, in a slightly altered form, on my personal blog.I want to be clear about something, first. I don't consider myself a philosopher in the academic sense. I guess you could con ... discuss

This is the second testimony from students who went with us to the March for Life in Washington, D.C. It comes from Sara who attends Loyola University Chicago.  Here’s Sara: As last semester c ... discuss

Here is the introduction to this series, and here is my discussion of the first fallacy in this series. In today's article, I'm going to be looking at the strawman fallacy.Simply stated, the strawman ... discuss

On Thursday, I was watching Bill O’Reilly, while working on some paperwork, and I heard him say: “I’m personally opposed to abortion because I’m Catholic, but in publ ... discuss

Ok, he didn’t exactly say that, but he did say: “I’m personally opposed to abortion because I’m Catholic, but in public policy I’m going to carry out the law of ... discuss

"But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God." I Corinthians 11:3 We know that the head of every man is Christ. ... discuss

Last December I wrote a blog post on this same topic titled, Why is the church not attractive to men? The only reason I'm writing another post is I listened to another podcast yesterday wherein the ma ... discuss

When I was in Baltimore last November I caught up with fellow theologian and blogger Randal Rauser. Randal is professor of Theology at Taylor Seminary in Edmonton Canada. Randal and I have had some s ... discuss

The use of graphic photos of unborn victims of abortion is one of those ongoing debated issues for pro-lifers, especially here in New Mexico.  Protest ABQ currently features abortion victim photo ... discuss

Pauli over at Est Quod Est has a great take on the pathetic sellout "Irish" "Catholic" Ed Fitzgerald who is running for some office in Ohio.   Ed Fitzgerald is "Abortion Ken"by Pauli Cu ... discuss

     Although there has been controversy surrounding whether infant and child sacrifice took place in Ancient Times, an Oxford study now confirms that it did indeed happen and the ... discuss

Last week, I think it was Thursday, the wife and I had the good pleasure of watching the so called “creation” debate.  We didn’t know what to expect but we thought it might be fun. ... discuss

Please consider my response below to Mark Harrington's status update the other day. I love Mark and consider him a great friend and there are few people in this world who have done so much to share ... discuss

“If you want to know what people really think about kids with Down syndrome, tell someone you’re thinking of getting one.” Kari Wagner-Peck recalls the responses she received when she and her hu ... discuss

Download Audio MP3 | 00:18:48 We weren’t able to cover everything I wanted to during the Life Report episode, but Dr. Poupard was gracious enough to spend some more time answering questions ... discuss

Women can serve in deacon and leadership roles within the church, according to the Bible, says David Platt, pastor of The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham, Ala., who recently addressed the controve ... discuss

On Thursday, February 6, SPL president Kelsey Hazzard will speak at the University of Georgia on the topic "Pro-Life Without God." This is very similar to our earlier presentation at MIT, so if you mi ... discuss

I'm blogging at my friends' blog again today. Before you ask, no I'm not obsessed with evil. It's just that John Benko, the founder of Deeper Truth is toying around with writing a book on the topic, s ... discuss

Statesville Record & Landmark: "A representative of the Freedom from Religion Foundation contacted Kevin C. Donaldson, the legal representative for the board of MGSD, regarding the topic. The let ... discuss

(HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) New ESPN analyst Tim Tebow will cross over to ABC News’ Good Morning America, co-hosting the morning show Friday with the GMA anchor team, The Hollywood Reporter has ... discuss

Download Audio MP3 | 00:28:00 We’ve been wanting to shoot an episode on this topic for several years, and it’s finally done! It’s sometimes a contentious topic among pro-life pe ... discuss

This project has intrigued me since I began following Dr. Michael Brown’s discussion of the topic, “hyper-grace.” The reason this book is so important is because it helps you rightly divide the ... discuss

When I read the headline that the Pope's next encyclical would be about the environment, I thought oh no.Typical leftish topic that will make all the MSM and dissenters go ga-ga.Then I actually read t ... discuss

A North Carolina megachurch pastor has started a blog series on the doctrine of hell, a topic that once almost caused him to lose his faith.“For years I’ve felt that if you were to give me a Bible ... discuss

Kevin Williamson’s cover story in the new National Review, “The End of Sex in an Age of Pornography,” is well worth your time, if you can stomach it. Williamson attends a major ... discuss

For whom did Jesus die? For the sins of the entire humanity or only for the elect? This was the topic of a live debate between Messianic Jewish apologist Dr. Michael L. Brown and Alpha and Omega Minis ... discuss

Pope Francis "has begun work on a draft text on the topic of ecology, which could become an encyclical," according to a Vatican Radio report. Father Federico Lombardi, director of the ... Original Pos ... discuss

For whom did Jesus die? For the sins of the entire humanity or only for the elect? This was the topic of a live debate between Messianic Jewish apologist Dr. Michael L. Brown and Alpha and Omega Minis ... discuss

I missed this until late yesterday, but the New York Times offered space on Thursday to Notre Dame philosophy professor Gary Gutting on the topic of abortion. Gutting, who also edits the Notre Dame Ph ... discuss

For whom did Jesus die? For the sins of the entire humanity or only for the elect? This was the topic of a live debate between Messianic Jewish apologist Dr. Michael L. Brown and Alpha and Omega Minis ... discuss

Bill Nye "The Science Guy" identified himself as an agnostic and revealed his expectations for the upcoming debate with Creation Museum CEO and President Ken Ham on the topic of creationism, saying th ... discuss

Since Martin Luther King Jr. day earlier in the week I've been thinking about his dream and what his dream means for us here in South Dakota. I think of his niece Dr. Alvida King and how she speaks ag ... discuss

In November of 1925, President Calvin Coolidge delivered an address on the topic of the proper relationship between government and business. His audience was the New York State Chamber Commerce. One o ... discuss

By ELISE HARRIS/CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis dedicated his general audience Jan. 22 to the topic of Christian unity, emphasizing that although divisions can be painful, we ou ... discuss

I’ll never forget the day I had to tell my then-six-year-old daughter what the word “abortion” means.  We are blessed in my parish with priests who preach on the topic regularly, so she’d hea ... discuss

I thought that perhaps today I would post something on the topic of euthanasia rather than abortion. It makes one brainstorm a bit; If the right to kill someone can be justified based on things like t ... discuss

The sold-out debate between TV's famed "Bill Nye the Science Guy" and founder and president of the renowned Creation Museum, Ken Ham, will be available live online and free of charge at debatelive.org ... discuss

This debate was held on the Aramaic Broadcasting Network on the evening of January 10. I want to thank Imam Bashir Abdul Haqq for sticking to the topic, and not spending his portion of the debate tell ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Majority resulted in abortion.I thought this study was fascinating and I hope more is done on this topic.ObjectivesPopular discourse on abortion in film and television assumes that abortions are under ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Bottom line, as is the case with pretty much everything that comes out of the Obama administration ... it's not only misleading ... it's such a stretch of the truth (so "squishy") that it's more lie ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Shamelessly pinched from everyplace on the internetNo idea the provenance of this currently-popular poster, and it comes with no explanation or documentation, but two observations if there is any trut ... discuss

The Center for Bioethics–for which I am a paid consultant–has done more than any other organization to expose the abuses that exist (alongside the joys) of IVF, surrogacy, and sperm donation. It h ... discuss

Some conservative leaders and Republican politicians want the GOP to focus on an anti-poverty agenda. Republican voters, though, have shown little interest in the topic. One of their biggest challenge ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

This is an entirely self-indulgent post that is largely introspective. Should my meandering apply to your own circumstances, I'll be gratified. If not, rest assured that I claim to speak only for my ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss




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