conservatism without nationalism?

A VERY good question posed by JKA Smith: Am I the only one who dreams of a conservatism without nationalism, without militarism, and without capitalism? Can’t we imagine a conservatism without Americanism (just how could a revolutionary project be “conservative,” again?)? A conservatism without a Constantinian Christendom? Fors Clavigera: Wanted: A Conservatism Sans…

War Casualties Still Acceptable to "Pro-Life" SBC

from a new study by LifeWay Christian Resources: On abortion: “Based on our conviction that all human life is sacred from conception until natural death, Christians must oppose abortion, euthanasia and assisted suicide, human cloning, and any technology or research that involves the destruction of a human embryo.” Ethics Southern Baptist Study Puts Women in Their Place I’m much Continue Reading

We’re all Americanists now

Another gem from same post by Jamie Smith: The god of the culture warriors has always been a generic god of theism (precisely like the god of the Founding Fathers): a “God who gave us liberty” (to do what we want). The “Creator” is a granter of inalienable rights and unregulated freedoms, a god who shares and ordains “American values.” Continue Reading