Western liberals often say, “Muslim women like to be veiled.” Really? Where Islam is strong, women must be shrouded like ghosts; they are not free to reject the veil. See what the young girls in the picture have to look foward to? Next time you hear that Islam and Christianity are alike, remember these brides.
“Law is to be used for political purposes, i.e., for taking care of people here on earth in as good, loving, and just manner as can be managed. Reason, i.e., critical investigation using the best available wisdom and analysis of the concrete human situation in given instances, is to be the arbiter in the political […]
It’s as if Paul could foresee the misuse, how many would mistake this verse for a social program, even the key verse in all of his writings. So he writes: “I mean…..,” to point out what he means (Galatians 4:1). 1. It is not a social program. Paul understood the world was coming to an […]
“Once justification had again been reasserted in radical fashion, it was natural that heavy pressure would be brought to bear on the received understanding of law. John Agricola rightly sensed that justification by faith could not simply be combined with the older idea of law as an eternal order, still evident in some of Philip […]