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Come Bearing Gifts: Principled Prudence for Conservative Christians in American Politics

Come Bearing Gifts: Principled Prudence for Conservative Christians in American Politics

July 16, 2013 at 8:30 am 3 comments

by Matthew P. Cavedon: Less than a month after a military coup saw Egypt’s government arrested for the crime of being too religious, it was interesting to read Tim Reuter and Josh Carlson’s ongoing debate over the future of conservative Christians in American politics. Tim is right that conservative Christians need […]

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Retribution Doesn’t Get Us to the Death Penalty

Retribution Doesn’t Get Us to the Death Penalty

February 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

by Matthew Cavedon My friend and colleague Ryan Mulvey rests his recent defense of the death penalty on the theory of retribution. The punishment of a criminal, he writes, “must fit his crime; this could even mean the loss of his life.” That’s not the way retribution actually works in […]

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