Archive | 3 November 2010

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Separation of Church and State?

One last post about politics, for now. This is a couple of weeks old, but is an interesting little post about the history of the phrase “separation of Church and State”, as well as the concept. Here is a little blurb to whet your appetite: The drafters of the First Amendment didn’t use the words […]

Faithful Politics

While I’m on the topic of politics, and yesterday’s elections, I thought I would share an interesting interview from Patheos. The interview is with Peter Wehner who worked for the administrations of Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush. The interview talks with him about how he sees his political work in light of […]

Family Values?

One of my former students was commenting on facebook about his efforts to remember a two-parent family in a Disney movie. This reminded me of a post by John Fea (yep, him again) that pointed to this (admittedly dated) article by a sociologist looking at Disney movies. For background, the author was an asian orphan, […]