The Faith of the American Soldier: A Conversation with Stephen Mansfield

Stephen Mansfield, the best-selling author of “The Faith of George W. Bush” and “The Faith of the American Soldier” was embedded in Iraq in 2005 to record the relationship between religion and the men and women on the ground. He joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the faith of the American soldier and the Christian…

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The CBC says children seeing nude men at Pride is a good discussion opportunity

By Jonathon Van Maren Remember when parents didn’t think it was a good idea for their children to see other naked adults? Yeah, that was back when people were close-minded and homophobic. Now, Pride events across the country feature simulated sex acts, public nudity, and a wide variety of other weird fetishes—and Canada’s public broadcaster,…

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State of the Culture: The Left’s McCarthy tactics

By Jonathon Van Maren A few short updates: **** Canada is again receiving international recognition, but for all the same reasons. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s long war against the family—supported by Progressive Conservative backstabber Patrick Brown—has attracted attention from Christian organizations and religious liberty watchers around the world. Dr. Scott Masson summed up the situation…

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The Great Porn Debate

By Jonathon Van Maren On Monday, I joined Dr. Annalise Trudell of Anova on the Andrew Lawton Show to debate the question: “Is pornography inherently harmful to society?” Dr. Trudell, who lists her research interests as gender issues, youth engagement, feminist poststructuralism, feminist praxis in community, and queer issues, was planning to make a single…

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The Truth About Obama: A Conversation with Dr. David Garrow

In “Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama,” Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Garrow successfully upends the entire narrative of Obama’s life, calling his memoirs “historical fiction” and explaining, through hundreds of interviews, how Obama created a narrative in order to win political power. He joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss that fascinating story.