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March/April 2013

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No Country For Old Men

After the shock of September 11, 2001, it would seem that a certain numbness of sensibility has allowed the world to absorb a succession of otherwise near apocalyptic events.

Seeking Refuge

Being faced with extinction from terrorist violence and shut out from refuge has created a hopeless situation for many religious minorities.

Keeping Perspective

How the christian quest for temporal power turns thoughtful minds from the biblical worldview.

Free to Be

The state might find Christianity useful, but that usefulness is dangerous to the church. 

Is Offensive Realism Enough?

Global powers may march to the drumbeat of offensive realism, but for the reader of the Bible they are unwittingly parading under the banner of prophecy.

Freedom to Choose

Quote from Areopagitica, a impassioned philosophical defense of the principle of a right to freedom of speech and expression.

Liberty in “Paradise”

How can the noblest of political arguments be made by the prince of darkness, especially when one discovers that the despotic dictator in this story is none other than God the Father?

Banner Speech

Schools are a tricky place for the First Amendment.

The Nightmare of Detention

One of the worst nightmares would have to be detention in an overcrowded prison without knowing why or for how long. You might have done nothing wrong, but you are treated like a murderer.

Freedom Is Necessary

Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making.

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Published in the March/April 2013 Magazine
Quote, by John Milton

Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making. Under these fantastic terrors of sect and schism, we wrong the earnest and zealous thirst after knowledge and understanding which God hath stirred up in this city. What some lament of, we rather should rejoice at, should rather praise this pious forwardness among men, to reassume the ill-deputed care of their religion into their own hands again. 

–From Areopagitica , a 1644 tract against censorship by English author John Milton.

Areopagitica is an impassioned philosophical defence of the principle of the right to freedom of speech and expression.

Author: John Milton

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