The Myth of “Christian America”

Tomorrow is election day in America. Judging by recent surveys, yesterday, across the USA, a noisy minority of pastors preached explicitly partisan political messages. Others preached biblically justifiable sermons about the civic duties of Christians and their dual citizenship (Phil 3:20; Romans . . . Continue reading →

The Strange Persistence Of Theocracy In America

© R. Scott Clark

It is a deeply-held conviction among more than a few American Christians that the United States was founded as a Christian nation and that it was such until relatively recently. Further, it is widely thought that if only there were a religious . . . Continue reading →

Imprecatory Prayers (Or The Theonomist In Each Of Us)

Tish Harrison Warren, who writes for Christianity Today, who is a priest—a topic for another essay— in the Anglican Church in North America, has published an editorial in CT calling for Christians to pray imprecatory prayers against Vladimir Putin. She begins with . . . Continue reading →

Lamenting Christendom

What difference should the visible church make in the broader culture? How significant should it be? How one answers this question tells us something about how one views the relations between Christ and culture and the evident death of Christendom. Defining Christendom . . . Continue reading →