Category Archives: Multiculturalism

When Hurting Helps 4: Refusing to Confront Culture

Read Part 1: A Popular Call to Some Good Things Read Part 2: Ignoring Churchplanting and Evangelism Read Part 3: Redefining Poverty American whites should feel guilty. And all cultures are filled with goodness, truth, and beauty. You haven’t read … Continue reading

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The Vicious Side of Freedom

G. K. Chesterton once observed that in the modern world “the virtues have gone mad because they have been isolated from each other and are wandering alone. Thus some scientists care for truth; and their truth is pitiless. Thus some … Continue reading

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African Funeral Music

On a chilly morning yesterday, I went to a funeral for the father of a pastor who has been my longest standing African friend. This man was converted while the remainder of his extended family have shown no interest in … Continue reading

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Multiculturalism Emasculates

Since liberalism became a kind of offical party line, we have been enjoined against saying things about races, religions, or national groups, for, after all, there is no categorical statement without its implication of value, and values begin divisions among … Continue reading

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Scruton vs. Carson on Culture

Roger Scruton, Culture Counts (2007) 1-2 and 106: By “culture” I mean what has been called “high culture”–the accumulation of art, literature, and humane reflection that has stood the “test of time” and established a continuing tradition of reference and allusion … Continue reading

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Keeping the Tyrants Straight

Keeping the Tyrants Straight, from a recent post by Amy. Here’s a recent conversation at our house: Seth: I have to go to a funeral tomorrow. Amy: Oh! Who died? Seth: Hitler’s mom. Amy: Ohhh. That’s too bad. Seth: No, … Continue reading

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