Primitive Christianity Revived, Again
Quakers are charming and lovable. They are hardy and thrive even in the coldest climates. In personality, they are generally intelligent, comical and engaging.
They are also fearless.
Most are very vocal, a few even can be said to be noisy.
All this I learned at the Quaker Information Center, “a MUST place for Quaker information."
But why are they called Quakers? This I could not learn. …Continue
August 1, 2013
Quick, name a happily married couple in the New Testament. Let’s make it easier: how about just naming any married couple in the New Testament?
While you are compiling your list, let me say a few words about why this question matters.
In these weeks after the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was declared unconstitutional (or at least the major parts of it), we are hearing frequent appeals to uphold ‘Biblical marriage’ from those who believe that marriage is…Continue
June 26, 2013
In two dramatic decisions this week, the Supreme Court declared laws unconstitutional. By a 5-4 majority, the Court set aside section 5 of the Voting Rights Act. And by an identical margin, though with only one vote changing sides, it voided DOMA, the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as only a union between one man and one woman.
There is sadness and anger on the political left about the first, and sadness and anger on the political right about the…Continue