Category Archives: Culture

I’m Glad Somebody Else Said It

The Ecclesial Calvinist (William B. Evans) is always worth reading, especially when he says something one has always suspected but been reticent to say aloud. Whenever the issue of creation and length of days comes up in conservative circles, one … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Curmudgeon, Creation, Culture, Culture War, William Evans | 5 Comments

Plus ça Change

With apologies to T. David Gordon (and Nicholas Carr and John McWhorter and Neil Postman and Jacques Ellul)… I couldn’t decide on a title for this post. I was thinking also of “Nothing New Under the Sun”, but when I … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, Family, Humor, Irony, Outhouse Quick Hits, Quotes, T. David Gordon | 7 Comments

Wheat and Chaff

Alan Jacobs speculates on what it means (or doesn’t, as the case may be) to be a conservative: I am not and never have been a Republican. I feel roughly as alienated from that party as I do from the … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Jacobs, American Conservative, Calvinism, Culture, Culture War, Culture-of-life, Pro-life movement | 10 Comments

Advantage 2K

Since this nugget was quoted in none of the responses to DGH’s response to the response to the response to the…, I thought it would be good fodder for a discussion here in the ‘house. From DVD’s Nth level response … Continue reading

Posted in Applied Christianity, Christian life, Church and State, Culture, Culture War, David VanDrunen, DG Hart, Natural Law, Old Life, Ordained Servant, Quotes, Reformed piety, Two-kingdoms, W2K, Westminster Seminary | 19 Comments

What She Said

It’s hard enough to advocate for a form of educational delivery many in our conservative Reformed environs deem as unwise at best and satanic at worst–have you ever noticed how the Reformed talk about secular education the way Fundamentalists talk … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, Worldview | 25 Comments

Now That’s A Communion Rail

In light of the recent dust-up that Darrell Todd (“Scoop”) Maurina’s hit piece has created (again, again, again, and again.But wait, there’s more), an Outhouse correspondent has reached back into the archives and requested something get re-posted. As if Old … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Culture War, Scoop Maurina, Two-kingdoms | 13 Comments

What Would Jesus Brew?

From my buddy Mike Hess, owner and proprietor of Hess Brewing (and sole provider of liquid refreshment to Hoagies&Stogies), here’s an unfortunately titled article in the Wall Street Journal. This bit in the middle is about Hoagies&Stogies: For at least … Continue reading

Posted in Christian life, Creation, Culture, Fundamentalism, Outhouse Quick Hits, Plugs, Quotes, Some fun, Videos | 1 Comment