Charles J. Chaput provides a thoughtful essay in the Public Discourse discussing the relation between human nature and society, and in the process defends the biblical notion of human dignity as the vital to the public interest.
Proving, once again, that renewal movements will always have serious growing pains, The Church of England newspaper reports that the Anglican Church of Nigeria has elected to create an Anglican diocese in America exclusively for Nigerians, straining relations between Nigeria and the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA).
In light of Mississippi’s attempt to provide a legal definition of personhood (in order to create a pro-life legal culture), Jeffrey Weiss argues that materialist arguments defining personhood are always doomed to fail.
Frederick Schmidt argues that issue-driven churches (i.e. churches that incorporate the social and political problems of the day into their worship and life) are terrible church models.