“I have never understood why it is ‘greed’ to want to keep the money you’ve earned, but not greed to want to want to take somebody else’s money.” — Thomas Sowell, Barbarians Inside the Gates and other Controversial Essays An article I read carried this headline: “Big NY voter majority favors ‘millionaire tax.’” Articles like […]
In the infamous Dred Scott case of 1857, the U.S. Supreme Court declared people imported from Africa to be sub-human and thus not worthy of freedom. This holding involved such a twisting of the text of the U.S. Constitution that a dissenter wrote: “[W]hen strict interpretation of the Constitution, according to fixed rules which govern […]
by Kenneth Gary Talbot, Ph.D. President & Professor of Theology and Apologetics, Whitefield Theological Seminary Board Member, American Vision, Inc. The late Rev. R. J. Rushdoony once wrote, “Few things are more commonly misunderstood than the nature and meaning of theocracy. It is commonly assumed to be a dictatorial rule by self-appointed men who claim […]
“The single best-selling nonfiction book of the 1970s was not The Joy of Sex or even The Joy of Cooking; it was Hal Lindsey’s The Late Great Planet Earth.”1 It was declared by the New York Times to be the “no. 1 non-fiction bestseller of the decade.”2 Estimates put sales at more than 15 million […]
In Time proposes a system where time is money, and the wealthy can live forever. The poor die young, and ‘the rich never live’ they say. It’s up to Will Salas to liberate mankind from the market of commoditized time. So does capitalism rule over this sci-fi adventure? Or does marxism steal this twisted romance? Find out now on Movieology!
The Occupiers are pulling out all the stops to support their failing cause. When Leftists start appealing to the Bible, you know they’re in trouble. How many times have we heard that “religion and politics don’t mix,” “you can’t impose your morality on others,” or “there’s a separation of church and state”? These conservative prohibitions […]
‘Spy Kids 4’ promises action-packed family togetherness and out of this world aromas with the Aromascope. ‘Part 4’ introduces a whole new family of spies with unique family shortcomings and ambitions, but is the new spy family a welcome refresh to the otherwise silly continuation of this movie’s franchise? Find out now on Movieology!
George Stephanopoulos (Γεώργιος Στεφανόπουλος), the descendant of Greek immigrants, stated that companies that go overseas to avoid paying high taxes in America are “unpatriotic.” Was it unpatriotic for his Greek relatives to leave their home country to find a better life in the United States? When they left Greece, they ended up not paying any Greek […]
Some claim that the first rule of economics is supply and demand, other insist that it is scarcity. Neither of these answers is correct. Want to find out if you know the correct answer? Watch Vantage Point now to find out!
Terence Malick’s ‘The Tree of Life’ is blowing people’s minds with its imaginative portrayal of the dawn of time, good and evil, and the life hereafter. But is this movie going to resonate deeply in the souls of our species, or will audiences be lost in the abstracts before the end of act one? Is this a true depiction of biblical religion, or a washed-out evolutionary philosophical fable? Find out right now on Movieology!
The Huffington Post, not a website that I would generally use for news, is reporting that the “Obama administration has created and staffed a new position tucked inside their communications shop for helping coordinate rapid response to unfavorable stories and fostering and improving relations with the progressive online community.” None of this should surprise us. […]
Does a genetic predisposition excuse and justify homosexuality? If so, why fight cancer, obesity and aggressive behavior since they have been show to be influenced genetically? Gary dissects the illogical arguments of the pro-gay crowd on this edition of Vantage Point.
Michael Horton is Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary in Escondido, California. He has written a number of popular books on a variety of subjects. His latest book is The Christian Faith: A Systematic Theology for Pilgrims on the Way published by Zondervan in 20111. Horton promotes a two-kingdom worldview that is […]
With Congress wrangling over amnesty for illegal aliens, the budget, taxes, earmarks, and the extension of unemployment benefits, it won’t be long before we hear liberals telling conservatives how unchristian they are for not voting for more government aid to help the poor. And they will appeal to the Bible in an attempt to make […]
The website “Our Amazing Planet” published an article stating “Mother Earth could have parted the Red Sea, hatching the great escape described in the biblical book of Exodus, a new study finds. . . . While archaeologists and Egyptologists have found little evidence that any events described in Exodus actually happened, the study outlines a […]
If you’re considering a Christian health-sharing plan but have questions, this video is for you. James Lansberry of Samaritan Ministries International explains how the program works and answers some common questions. For Christians who are concerned about the healthcare “reform” that is headed our way, Samaritan Ministries is worth consideration.
I was asked the following question by a Facebook friend: “How do you argue against gay marriage when pro-gay marriage activists say that gay [sic] marriage is forbidden in the Old Testament, but so is [eating] shellfish. They try to say that along with gay marriage that other stuff like shellfish is also forbidden. How […]