Theocracy and the Tijuana Brass

Introduction: This year marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. The Gospel Coalition and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission are holding a conference in April to commemorate it (MLK50: Reflections from the Mountaintop). Anticipating the conference, earlier this week Russell Moore took the opportunity of MLK day to write …

Commies, Confederates or Christ

Let me break this down for you. There is a revolution in progress. This is what a revolution looks like. The revolutionaries have been preparing it for decades, following out the logic of Gramsci’s “long march through the institutions.” They are in the process of making what they believe is their final concerted push. They …

Pretty Sure It Is Not You

Flannery O’Conner wrote that everything that rises must converge, but this must also be said of everything that is circling the drain. The shared worldview of our chattering classes appears to me to be nothing more than a vast epistemic sinkhole. This is the kind of thing that could make Turretin exclaim, were he present …

7 Follow-On Thoughts to Crimson Carnage

Occasionally something I write slips the leash and I have to spend a couple hours looking for it. That was the case here and so I thought it necessary to add a few follow-on thoughts. 1. Bryan Loritts said this on Twitter about my article: “@douglaswils blog is like using a eulogy to preach on …