Category Archives: marriage

Protecting Marriage: Ironic promotional language for a session at the forthcoming NRB Convention

The headline of a promotional email for a session at the National Religious Broadcasters convention reads: “Protecting Marriage: How to Get the Media Message Right for This Generation.” So how can we explain Protecting Marriage to this generation? (By which … Continue reading

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Bonhoeffer on Marriage

Saw this appropriate passage in the midst of this new national debate on the definitions and characteristics of marriage.  It is from Letters and Papers from Prison by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  (h/t to my Facebook friend WIllim Sulik)    ‎”Marriage is more than your … Continue reading

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Chick-fil-A in damage control mode because gay people eat chicken, too

You have to look pretty hard to find a reason to criticize Chick-fil-A, the extraordinary Atlanta-based fast food chain, championed by cows and bolstered by the claim: “We didn’t invent chicken, just the chicken sandwich.” The only chain restaurant in … Continue reading

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Manhattan Declaration: A Remarkable Statement with PR Flaws

The Manhattan Declaration on life and marriage is a remarkably articulate and balanced statement presented by a broad and influential coalition of evangelical, Catholic, and Orthodox Christians that rarely agree publicly. It is an important declaration that may, nonetheless, disappear … Continue reading

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Marriage: The Foundation of Civilization

Just before John Kerry outed Dick Cheney’s daughter in the Third Debate, there was a brief discussion of the same-sex marriage issue, treated so carefully by both candidates that one would believe they have the same position. Of course they … Continue reading

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