The ELCA will have its triennial Churchwide Assembly this August 5-10, 2019, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. What’s it like? George A. Lindbeck’s review of the 1993 Churchwide Assembly, “The Church Faithful and Apostate” is still relevant twenty-five years later. Will the ELCA’s turn to sacramental bishops with real power help? See Declan Leary’s “Assembly of U.S. Catholic Bishops Reveals an Ugly, Incompetent Bureaucracy.” Gotta love the last line of her piece which is the title above.
Can we believe? – Andrew Klavan
Andrew Klavan on Jordan Peterson, Douglas Murray, Steven Pinker, the West and more.
Christians need to stop being
so naïve about Muslim immigration – Wendy Williams
One can have Muslim friends and also think and speak critically about Islam
A journalist, Clifton Ross, formerly a Christian who believed in the resurrection, writes:
“It is as difficult as it is uncomfortable to enter into a previous state of mind from a later, more ‘evolved’ or developed state. I don’t like to admit that I once believed Jesus rose from the dead, but I did….The available scientific and statistical evidence (not to mention common sense) weighs strongly against belief in bodily resurrection from the dead.”
Should you depend on spiritual feelings or experience? Remember C.S. Lewis: “All our prayers are being answered and I thank God for it. The only unfavorable symptom is that you are just a trifle too excited. It is quite right that you should feel that ’something terrific’ has happened to you …. Accept these sensations […]