I came across this interesting observation from George Marsden’s Understanding Fundamentalism and Evengelicalism. It speaks to ssomething I have suspected for a very long time. Marsden refers to the period from roughly 1865 - 1890 as the “gilded age” of American evangelicalism:
Recently, in http://spectator.org/archives/2011/12/02/social-muddle: The American Spectator Jonathan Witt wrote
The adjective that economist Friedrich Hayek famously called a “weasel word” is alive and well in the feel-good phrases social business, social justice and the social gospel.
It seems as if there are some unanticipated consequences of artificial insemination involving donated sperm.
http://familyscholars.org/my-daddys-name-is-donor-2/ My Daddy’s Name is Donor: A New Study of Young Adults Conceived through Sperm Donation
A Report Released Internationally by the Commission on Parenthood’s Future
Elizabeth Marquardt, Norval D. Glenn, and Karen Clark, Co-Investigators
First I will admit I have not read the book so the question currently remains open in my mind.
Heard about this on http://www.boortz.com/weblogs/nealz-nuze/2011/aug/17/integrity-msnbc-an… our local talk radio station this morning -
Rick Perry is speaking to a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa. He’s talking about our soaring national debt. Here’s Perry’s quote:
“That big black cloud that hangs over America, that debt that is so monstrous.”
At least http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/07/15/georgia-police-close-girls-lemonad… not in Georgia .
Police in Georgia have shut down a lemonade stand run by three girls trying to save up for a trip to a water park, saying they didn’t have a business license or the required permits.
The girls needed a business license, peddler’s permit and food permit to operate, even on residential property. The permits cost $50 a day or $180 per year.
http://video.foxnews.com/v/987374617001: FoxNews video interview with Eric Kaufman, author of http://www.amazon.com/Shall-Religious-Inherit-Earth-Twenty-First/dp/184… Shall the Religious Inherit the Earth?
http://abcnews.go.com/Business/hampshire-south-dakota-ranked-free-state…: New Jersey and New York Ranked as Worst States for “Individual Freedoms”
… http://mercatus.org/freedom-50-states-2011: researchers at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center ….
According to Melissa Henson, Director of Communication and Public Education for the Parents Television Council, Hollywood has a dangerous habit of implying that these volatile relationships are more intense, more passionate than your average, run-of-the-mill romance.
I received a blurb about this ruling in my email http://www.hslda.org/hs/state/in/201105180.asp: from HSLDA -
On Thursday, May 12, the Indiana Supreme Court held in Barnes v. State that an individual has no right to reasonably resist by force the unlawful entry into his home by a police officer. Under this opinion, the court overturned an ancient common law right to resist unlawful entry as well as Indiana case law upholding this right as recently as 1985.