Tag Archives: Noah Millman

How “Outsiders” See It

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For evangelicals it seems, debates about Arizona bill SB 1062 are simply about religious freedom. But non-evangelicals often see more clearly because they have less at stake. Consider Noah Millman (once again): So, for example, if the issue is being coerced to provide services for marriage ceremonies that violate one’s religious beliefs, why not write… Read More→

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Noah Millman’s On a Roll

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First he renders Inside Llewyn Davis a great movie (I left the theater scratching my head about a good movie that defied the Coen’s conventions): There’s a poetic rightness to the fact that “Inside Llewyn Davis,” one of the best films of the year, was not nominated for Best Picture by the Academy of Motion… Read More→

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

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Fresh from the afterglow of a recent post on sex, I’ll take another stab with a remark about gay marriage. Noah Millman observes in passing an exchange between David Frum and Andrew Sullivan which went like this: the question – as Andrew Sullivan posed it repeatedly to David Frum over the years, Frum being well-aware… Read More→

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Election Analysis

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Two pieces caught my eye. The first is Doug Wilson’s (thanks to the always Moscovite Baylys): 1. The first principle is not just that Jesus is Lord. That wonderful phrase is our foundational confession; it is not simply a sweet sentiment to tide us over until the sweet by and by. Rather we must say… Read More→

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We Need A Declaration of Institutional Independence

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A new book, The Case for Polarized Politics: Why America Needs Social Conservatism, by Jeffrey Bell (which I haven’t read but is reviewed in Christianity Today), argues that social conservatism (i.e., the Religious Right) is “the application of natural law to politics — the self-evident truths of the Declaration — rather than as a political… Read More→

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As If I (all about me) Needed Another Excuse to See “A Serious Man” Again

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With the recent start of Mad Men’s fifth season, the critics have been piling praise high and deep for a show that as much as I watch leaves me cold. The reviewer for Terry Gros’ Fresh Air gassed on about the show’s finely textured characters. Puh-leeze. This seemed like a desperate attempt by a university… Read More→

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