Monthly Archives: March 2010

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Sock It To Me

It has been helpfully pointed out to me privately by a former Muscovite that Doug Wilson, as some variation of theocrat, is opposed to any kind of democracy that doesn’t explicitly acknowledge the Lordship of Christ over the nations. Just … Continue reading

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Holy Shi’ite Muslim, Batman

I can’t be sure, but it seems that Doug Wilson thinks one can be disciplined for participating in a democracy: It may be lawful, under certain limited circumstances, to vote for a Republican without fear of lawful church discipline. It … Continue reading

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But What About Anne Frank?

In my last post, we saw that Rahab’s treason and lying were not sinful, because God’s figurative consummation justice intruded into Jericho’s previous state of common grace, thus “the enemies of the theocracy lost the ordinary right to hear the … Continue reading

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Good Ole Days TV Nostalgia

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Liar, Liar!

Being a co-teacher of an adult Sunday School class this quarter on the Larger Catechism, I was confronted with the Hard Question of Rahab’s lying: sinful or not? As best as I can tell, Westminster does not address that question; … Continue reading

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The Problem with Sunday School

Today, however, things are quite different, and that for a host of reasons. The church in the West has largely abandoned serious catechesis as a normative practice. Among the more surprising of the factors that have contributed to this decline … Continue reading

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You would think we’d have learned our lesson

Before and during the Civil War, Christians from both sides were convinced God was supporting their political cause. Here are some stories and quotes: 1861, In a baptist Church in Madison, WI., filled to overflowing, one large section of the congregation was … Continue reading

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