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Narcissus is a character in Greek mythology who, upon seeing the beauty of his reflection in the water, falls in love with it. He devotes the rest of his life to his own reflection. From this we get our term... Continue...

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution provides, in part, that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.” This provision is known in shorthand as the Establishment Clause. The United States Supreme Court recently decided the... Continue...

A few years ago I stood at the grave of Thomas Jefferson, and wondered. I was in Charlottesville to speak at the University Mr. Jefferson founded, and made my way up to his homeplace Monticello. Standing at his grave, I was... Continue...

On this July 4, celebrating our nation’s birthday, how should Christians view America’s role in the world and their role in America? In his The Case for Goliath, Michael Mandelbaum suggests an appreciation for America’s global vocation can be likened to Frank... Continue...

“I believe that God made me for a purpose. But he also made me fast, and when I run, I feel his pleasure.” That memorable line is from the 1981 British historical drama film Chariots of Fire. It is the... Continue...

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act a landmark piece of civil rights legislation that outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Here are five facts about the Act: 1. On June 11, 1963 two... Continue...

"This is the scariest thing the Court has ever done,” emailed a friend to me yesterday. Understandably, women’s hearts are beating fast and our heads are spinning with confusion due to uproars declaring a heightened “war on women” in the... Continue...

Today it is popular among those promoting same sex marriage to say that Jesus never addressed the issue, that he was silent on the subject. Those who affirm the historical and traditional understanding of marriage between a man and woman often... Continue...

Everybody has one. The friend who listens too fast. The friend who nods too often and finishes your sentences before you have time to complete them. The friend who hijacks your train of thought, leaving you wondering what you meant... Continue...

Yesterday morning the front page of Hobby Lobby’s website featured a discount on a four-by-six wooden block emblazoned with the simple declaration: “I Pray for America.” Nothing on the page even indirectly mentioned the Supreme Court’s landmark decision yesterday in Burwell... Continue...