Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

Marriage and History

Oct 7, 2017

The current marriage wars are so very odd for so many reasons. Until just recently the ideological left was vigorously insisting that marriage is just a piece of paper; that marriage is an oppressive and outdated institution; and that marriage

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World Congress of Families IX

Oct 28, 2015

The ninth World Congress of Families conference is now underway. The four-day conference is being held in Salt Lake City this year, and it may well be one of the largest, with some 4000 delegates. It has only been on

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SCOTUS and Marriage: The Fallout

Jun 27, 2015

I have already written on the fateful decision of the US Supreme Court to redefine marriage and show its utter contempt for the majority of Americans who know that marriage is always about a one man, one woman relationship. As

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The Ongoing Assault on Our Children

Sep 28, 2012

“Let’s treat our children like dirt.” Now if someone actually said that we would all be up in arms. So it is not being said, but it nonetheless is exactly what is happening. It is clear that so much of

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Libertarianism and Marriage, Part Two

Apr 4, 2012

In Part One of this article I very briefly laid out some of my concerns about libertarianism in general. I noted that as a Christian I have various difficulties with it, and find myself more closely aligned with conservatism. And

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Sexuality: Recommended Reading

Jul 17, 2012

The greater any gift is, the greater it can be perverted and distorted. This is especially true of the gift of human sexuality. Its abuse and misuse seems to know no bounds today. Some 65 years ago C. S. Lewis

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