Papismus Lucifugus, the Advent of Tribalism in American Conservatism

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Papismus Lucifugus I have this book, one of only a few surviving. Dated 1668, it's a record of a disputation between John Menzies of the (Church of Scotland) Divinity School at Marischal College in Aberdeen and an...

Good and Evil, and Donald Trump

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  After only three days, it's clear that the anti-Donald Trump crowd hasn't all been created equally. Especially those whose opposition to Trump seems to be based on some sort of professed faith about Evil. As I have written several times,...

Evangelicals Don Full Body Armor to Defend the American Theology

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Friday night, Greta van Sustern at Fox News interviewed Jerry Falwell Jr and asked hin to explain why so many evangelicals have chosen Donald Trump over Ted Cruz in the GOP race for president. Just...

American Theology Simply Stated, The Transcendence of Liberty

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The Transcendence of Liberty I’ve told this story before, of the time in 1991 I attended a birthday party for a law professor at a university in USSR Ukraine. Around three tables pushed together, in...

The Doctrine of Liberty, The Original Republican Brand, Who Owns It?

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I claim primacy for the GOP that is the older of the two, as well as the one that claims the greater chance of actually growing in size

Wyatt Earp’s Justifications for Killing off the Cowboys

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"For my handling of the situation at Tombstone, I have no regrets. Were it to be done over again, I would do exactly as I did at that time. If the outlaws and their friends and allies imagined that they could intimidate or exterminate...