Must Read Monday: The conscience of Neil GorsuchMarch 20, 2017
A Read on the Conscience of Neil Gorsuch — Opinion, WSJ
Judge Neil Gorsuch “wrote the book” on the ethical, legal and moral arguments against euthanasia. As hearings begin today on his nomination to the Supreme Court, his writing on this topic is certain to be a topic of questioning. Interestingly, while Gorsuch is a man of faith, his arguments against euthanasia utilize arguments favored also by secularists: “that legalization risks dehumanizing the most vulnerable Americans and imperiling the Constitution’s promise of equal protection under law.”
The nomination hearing for Neil Gorsuch begins today Monday, March 20th and will go for several days. In order to help us know what to watch for in the hearings and what kind of information we would want to know about any Supreme Court judge, we asked some experts what they would most like to ask Judge Gorsuch and why.
Breaking Faith— The Atlantic
As we have explored on the show,, Americans are leaving organized religions at record rates. The “nones” now make up the largest religious category in the US (22 percent of the total population). What does the secularization of America mean for the culture wars? The typical fault lines have been replaced by new ones. According to this author, they are based on identity, despair and nationalism.
God’s Feminist Ideals— Christianity Today
Feminism means different things to different people, in part because the idea has morphed and changed with time. (To better understand these changes, re-listen to our interview with Courtney Reissig.) In a time of the Women’s March and a Day without Women, our culture is looking for a way to communicate the value of women. As Christians, we have good news here to share. What does the Bible have to say about women? Wendy Alsup walks through the difference between our modern, secular feminism and the better story God has written.
A total eclipse will cross American on Monday, August 21 for the first time in 99 years. An eclipse is not a rare occurrence— a full eclipse that is within view of thousands of Americans. Some people feel this is an act of God, harkening to end-time prophecy in the book of Revelation. An integrated biblical worldview knows that God is sovereign over all of it. What we understand about the universe and space is limited to our human view. This is an excellent opportunity to dive into the conversation about God as an all-powerful, all-knowing, sovereign being.