Absolute Must Read

I have been swept away. This article by Allen Guelzo (whose dissertation benefited my own, and whose work on Lincoln and the Civil War is waiting for me on my Kindle) is a must-read for...

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Insightful Quotation from Francis Spufford

This quotation has really caught my fancy recently as a good summary of the way conservative Christians are viewed by the surrounding culture in Western nations: Believers aren’t weird because we’re wicked. We’re weird because...

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Article in Answers Magazine

I originally wrote this article for the New York Times opinion page, but it wound up in a slightly less partisan publication, Answers Magazine. (To be clear, the article has been edited a bit to reflect the change...

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Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption

I finally got my copy. It’s the culmination of my nine years at BJU Press and the one book of mine most likely to actually get read: Biblical Worldview: Creation, Fall, Redemption, a 12th grade Bible...

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Sing a Better Song Apologetics

I thought this was a really great illustration from my friend Jeremy Larson: When Odysseus schemed to evade the Sirens, whose beautiful song enchanted and ultimately destroyed sailors, he had his crew put wax in...

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If Humans Were Really Just Robots

Skeptical humanist writer Kurt Vonnegut wrote an experimental novel, Breakfast of Champions, in which he told one of his characters, Dwayne Hoover, that “everybody on Earth was a robot, with one exception—Dwayne Hoover.” When Dwayne finds...

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