Karen Swallow Prior is professor of English at Liberty University, Research Fellow with the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and a member of the Faith Advisory Council of the Humane Society of the United States. She is the author of Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More, and she…Details
Jonathon Van Maren talks to J. Warner Wallace of Cold Case Christianity about whether or not the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ death and resurrection can actually be trusted.
By Jonathon Van Maren With the passing of Phyllis Schlafly at the age of 92 yesterday, a pro-life legend has fallen. I met her in Ohio just prior to the Republican Convention this summer, and frail as she was—I didn’t know she was suffering from cancer at the time–she was still working hard to further…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren For those who are tempted to see journalist-turned-parrot Michael Coren as a man who saw the light and decided that support for gay marriage was more consistent with Christianity than his previous position was, consider the number of things Coren has done an about-face on since he was outed as no…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column condemning the darker elements of the so-called alt-right, highlighting the racism and anti-Semitism that seems prevalent in their online trolling while allowing for the idea that some of the trolls may not actually be racist in their beliefs. The comments I got…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren With the recent implosion of Anthony Weiner’s marriage to Hillary Clinton confidante Huma Abedin after his serial cheating managed to finally wreck more than his career, an unlikely figure came out to condemn pornography’s impact on marriages: former Playboy model Pamela Anderson. In a column in the Wall Street Journal titled…Details
Former Member of Parliament Stephen Woodworth has launched a project to project democratic freedoms in Canada. He joins Jonathon to discuss his new initiative and what he hopes to accomplish.
By Jonathon Van Maren Just a brief postscript to the ongoing discussion triggered by my column on the “burkini” ban on some French beaches, which critics responded to by saying that they thought it was a good and reasonable thing to do, to which I responded by pointing out that throwing our lot in with…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren So, a number of people have gotten quite prickly about my recent article on the public disrobing of female Muslim sunbathers in the name of “good morals” on French beaches by armed government employees. I’ve promised to respond to the objections, so here goes. Objection One: The West has a duty…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The Guardian has published what I actually found to be a rather horrifying set of pictures in which armed police officers approach a sunbathing Muslim woman wearing a “burkini” on a beach in Nice, France. She is wearing a tunic, leggings, and a headscarf. They then appear to force her to…Details