Category Archives: Religion

Time Magazine: Strip Christian Churches of Tax Exempt Status

Like I was saying, the SJWs who hate the Confederate Battle Flag are equally offended by the sight of the Bible and the cross: “But I don’t think Sen. Lee is crazy. In the 1983 Bob Jones University case, the … Continue reading

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LCMS Statement on Supreme Court Gay Marriage Decision

The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod has issued a strong statement condemning the Republican-controlled US Supreme Court’s decision on “gay marriage” this morning. I believe this is worth spotlighting here: “A one-person majority of the U.S. Supreme Court got it … Continue reading

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Republican Controlled Supreme Court Upholds Gay Marriage

In another 5-4 decision, the Republican-controlled Supreme Court has declared that “gay marriage” is a fundamental right and has legalized it in all fifty states: WASHINGTON — In a long-sought victory for the gay rights movement, the Supreme Court ruled … Continue reading

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Review: New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Religion

In the course of writing my speech on what makes Southerners a separate and distinct people, I realized that there are some aspects of the South that I wanted to explore in greater detail. I’m much more familiar with some … Continue reading

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Rainbowism and Dispensationalism

Food for thought: Rainbowism and Dispensationalism are two peas in a pod. Just as Rainbowism is completely alien to the historical Confederacy and the Jim Crow-era SCV and UDC, Dispensationalism is similarly alien to Southern evangelical Christianity. In essence, Dispensationalism … Continue reading

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Cyrus Scofield and Dispensationalism

Here’s an excerpt from The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Religion which explains how Dispensationalism was created in the North and was exported to the South during the early 20th century: “The Fundamentalist movement, as distinct from fundamentalism as a … Continue reading

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Americanism vs. Christianity

H/T Rod Dreher Writing in The Economist, Will Wilkerson is correct to place “The Caitlyn Jenner Moment” as a stepping stone in the conquest of Christianity by Americanism: “The tolerant Jesus of Mr Cobia and Ms Jenner may not be … Continue reading

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Southern Religion

In my speech at the Florida League of the South State Conference, I highlighted this map from The New York Times of “where Christian conservatives live by county”: I wasn’t satisfied with the amount of time that I spent on … Continue reading

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Big Drop In Americans Identifying As “Christians”

This doesn’t come as any surprise: a Pew survey has found there has been a big drop in the number of Americans who are identifying themselves as Christians. “The Christian share of adults in the United States has declined sharply … Continue reading

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The Medieval Wife: Part One

Here are my notes on marriage in the Middle Ages from Marilyn Yalom’s book  A History of the Wife: In the Middle Ages, the Catholic Church gradually took over the jurisdiction of marriage from the family, kin group, and the … Continue reading

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