Category Archives: Irony

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

Surprise! Guess who’s Presbyterian…

It seems to me common knowledge that Charles Finney was ordained as a Presbyterian minister, but I had never heard that Billy Sunday was as well. Apparently Sunday was ordained in 1903. He died this day in 1935. Read more … Continue reading

Posted in Billy Sunday, Charles Finney, evangelicals, History, Irony, Outhouse Quick Hits, Prohibition, Revivalism, under-confessionalism | 4 Comments

Just Asking

Here is a video that has been making the rounds lately. I have to admit, normally this kind of thing wouldn’t make so much as a blip on my own radar. True, one kind of revivalist publicly exposing another kind … Continue reading

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