Reformation Day

For many people, October 31 means ghosts, ghouls, trick-or-treating, and candy–Halloween. In a country whose history is so strongly influenced by Protestant Christianity it is interesting that many people, including many Protestants, have no idea of what occurred 499 years ago on this day in a university town in Saxony. I refer to Martin Luther’s … More Reformation Day

Loving God and Neighbor in Christian Political Discourse (Part 3)

In the first two parts of this series (Part 1 and Part 2), I discussed how Christian integrity can be violated in political discourse when we take the Lord’s name in vain and when we manipulate others rather than persuading them with virtuous rhetoric. Following Augustine, I argued that all attempts at persuasion ought to … More Loving God and Neighbor in Christian Political Discourse (Part 3)