A Heresy of My Own A Heresy of My Own (Part 4) | Orthodoxy

A Heresy of My Own (Part 4) | Orthodoxy

“What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun. Is there a thing of which it is said, “See, this is new”? It has been already in the ages before us.” (Ecclesiastes 1:9–10, ESV) As a wisdom book, Ecclesiastes …

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A Heresy of My Own A Heresy of My Own (Part 3) | The Good Guys

A Heresy of My Own (Part 3) | The Good Guys

When I was young, the amalgamation of faith and patriotism was unquestioned. We were Christians. We were Americans. To be a good Christian was to be a good patriot. To be a good patriot was to be a good Christian. The daily liturgy in our public school reinforced this reality: One nation, under God, indivisible, …

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A Heresy of My Own A Heresy of My Own (Part 2) | Is Jesus a Republican?

A Heresy of My Own (Part 2) | Is Jesus a Republican?

Is Jesus a Republican? I used to think he was. I remember when Jimmy Carter was President. The adults at the church I attended as a child seemed genuinely conflicted about this. Jimmy Carter claimed to be a born-again Christian, but how could this be so? Jimmy Carter was a Democrat and a supporter of …

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