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Was the American Revolution Sinful?

July 8, 2014

There is a recurring, albeit ill-informed, question in Christian circles regarding Romans 13 (which counsels dutiful subordination to legally established authorities) and the American Revolution:  were the Founding …

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100 Years Since Sarajevo: The Murder of the Old …

June 28, 2014

One hundred years ago today, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian imperial throne was assassinated with his bride in an open car in Sarajevo.  And the world began to burn. World War I (then called “The Great …

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Noah: Outstanding…and Not for Everyone

March 31, 2014
Movieguide

Auteur filmmaker Darren Aronofsky may well have produced his masterpiece in Noah, a cinematic and – astonishingly, for a self-proclaimed unbeliever – theological tour de force. But it’s not for everyone.  …

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Deal Hudson: Is Cultural Conservatism the Future …

March 14, 2014
Catholic Online

by Deal Hudson WASHINGTON, DC (Catholic Online) – After my column arguing that “cultural conservatism” should supplant social conservatism, the man whom I regard as the most important Catholic layman …

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On Temptation and Ordered Liberty

February 8, 2014

Our libertarian friends frequently take an “anything goes” approach to public morality, asserting that it is not the state’s business what an individual chooses to do, particularly so long as it does …

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My 10 Favorite Books of 2013

December 31, 2013

This is my end-of-year review of the best books I read this year.  They weren’t all published in 2013 (though some were), nor are they everything I read in 2013; but I did read them in 2013 and hope you will read …

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A Dot Com Entrepreneur on Honduras’ LEAP Zones

November 14, 2013
ZEDE: Zonas de Empleo y Desarrollo Economico

Editor’s Note: This piece was originally published as the lead article at ZEDE: Zonas de Empleo y Desarrollo Económico, in Spanish. Please enjoy the English version, as originally written by Rod. The Spanish …

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Rod's Blog

Galectin, Intercept, Others Vying for Lead Drugs …

July 25, 2014
Galectin Therapeutics

Our drug could potentially save countless lives, free up thousands of organs for the most serious transplant emergencies, save patients and doctors millions of dollars, and possibly extend human life expectancy.  Of …

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Physics Students Devise Concept for Star …

July 20, 2014

You read that right:  yet another sci-fi standby becomes reality.  (And if you never thought about it, surely you realize your iPhone is a tricorder, and your iPad is one of the “pads” from Star Trek: The …

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Now is the Time for Southern Baptist Churches to …

July 15, 2014

Do we have a culture that embraces young people? In many ways, No — beginning with the legalized killing of babies in the womb. My research director worked as a grocery cashier in high school: she expected a daily …

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The Scandal of Fiddled Global Warming Data

July 11, 2014

The subtitle in the original story reads, “The US has actually been cooling since the Thirties, the hottest decade on record.” And it turns out to be true. The high priests of climate change have not only …

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Motley Fool: Could GALT be Your Next Home Run?

July 8, 2014
Galectin Therapeutics

Our Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ:GALT) continues to advance and show promise: we’ve just dosed our first patient in a study of metastatic melanoma. And as George Budwell of The Motley Fool points out, as cases …

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Ronnie Floyd: Who I Am

July 7, 2014

The essentials of our identity lie in whom we serve, our relationships — in our being and not just our doing. It is important for us to know these core aspects of our leaders. The fact that Ronnie Floyd …

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The Declaration of Independence

July 4, 2014

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected …

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