Evangelicalism

I Guess We’re Gonna Have To Do This Again … sigh … whimper …

I Guess We’re Gonna Have To Do This Again … sigh … whimper …

citizenship, civics, Civil War, conservatism, Consitution, critical judgment, Enlightenment, Evangelicalism, First Amendment, Freedom, Fundamentalism, Ideology, justice, Politics, Rationality, Religion, Religious War, republic, secularism, Supreme Court, theocracy, Theology, Tolerance, Uncategorized
Over the years since I’ve been writing “Skeptic’s Collection” columns for BeguineAgain, there are certain topics that I have come to think of as vampires. Except, there are certain topics that are even more resilient than vampires. Vampires you can deal with once-for-all by the simple, though usually messy, expedient of a stake – some sources say an ash-wood stake – through the heart … and cutting off the head and stuffing the mouth with wild roses and burying at a crossroads or beside running water, etc., as alleged in some versions of vampire prophylaxis. But a topic that makes vampires look as delicate as a pre-pubescent Scarlett O’Hara is the issue of same-sex marriage, which has apparently arisen from the jurisprudential dead to assault the Alabama Supreme Court – which, to the Co
Fiorina, Fetuses, and Fraud

Fiorina, Fetuses, and Fraud

"Life" Issues, Abortion, birth, conservatism, Evangelicalism, Evidence, Fundamentalism, Healthcare, Religion, Spirituality, Women
It is doubtless understandable that, by the time Carly Fiorina jumped on the conservative / pro-life bandwagon vis a vis Planned Parenthood (PP) and the notorious clandestine videos, she found the conservative / evangelical-Christian right wing already on board. Even so, this is odd company for Fiorina to keep, most especially in light of the fact that, despite conservative evangelicals’ enthusiasm about policing the morals of others, the religious right’s continuing silence on the ethics of the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) in editing the videos is all the more puzzling. I mean all the videos – all of which I have watched, and all of whose transcripts I have read -- not just the one alluded to by Christianity Today. So far, I am aware of no religious right spokesperson or organization