Expostulatio: A Response to Allen Guelzo on a Christian Founding

Intro The founding of the United States is a controversial period in which the founders are the subject of nearly all the controversy. Allen Guelzo has written an article addressing the interminable issue of whether or not the United States was ever a Christian nation. If you are unfamiliar with Guelzo, he is one ofContinue reading “Expostulatio: A Response to Allen Guelzo on a Christian Founding”

Evangelicals Know Better

Introduction In 1873 a Greek manuscript of the Didache was found by Philotheos Bryennios, a Greek Orthodox Bishop of Nicomedia. Before this discovery, the Didache was only known from fragments and brief citations. It was written in Syria or Palestine during the late first or early second century. The Greek word Didache means teaching orContinue reading “Evangelicals Know Better”

The Ghosts of Modern Science: How Darwin and Huxley Redefined the World

This article first appeared in Salvo 61 Introduction It started with latent unbelief. Not with science or scientific evidence, but with a restrained spirit of revolt, hemmed in only by the bib and tucker of the Victorian Age. The only thing needed to unhem the pretense of Christianity was a book written by the Devil’sContinue reading “The Ghosts of Modern Science: How Darwin and Huxley Redefined the World”

Subjectivism: The Tie that Binds

Introduction They say when trouble comes to close the ranks. The way we do this is to be thoroughly Christian in every respect. This requires that we not apologize for what the Bible says, use family devotions to teach our kids, reclaim the Lord’s Day, read good books, trust the promises of God—no, really trustContinue reading “Subjectivism: The Tie that Binds”

How Should Christians Remember King George III?

Introduction It’s ironic that Americans think King George III was mad when they’ve been going mad over the “last king of America”[1] for over 200 years. The two Thomas’ started the mania. First, Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense, published in January 1776, called George III the “Royal Brute of Britain” who had “athirst for absoluteContinue reading “How Should Christians Remember King George III?”