Commentary

Nationalism and the Lutheran Confessions

[See also Examining the LCMS Condemnation of ‘Racism’] The Book of Concord (1580) contains the documents that make up the confessional standard of the Evangelical Lutheran Church. These documents include the Augsburg Confession, the Apology of the Augsburg Confession, the Smalcald Articles, Luther’s Small and Large Catechisms, and the Formula of Concord. These are the …

Can the Reverse Singularity Save Us From the Techno-Nightmare?

[Allow me preface this article by saying that what I have written is highly speculative. I am not endorsing or championing any particular policy, simply musing on future possibilities.] There is currently widespread anxiety about the disruptive and dangerous effects of rapid technological advancement. AI, robotics, self-driving vehicles and other inventions threaten to make human …

Sexual Sin, Racial Purity and the Beginning of Trans-racial Adoption

Christian nationalists are painfully aware of the popularity of trans-racial adoption in Evangelical circles. As children of different races have different loyalties, obligations, temperaments and abilities, it is most unjust to place children into families of racial aliens. This practice seriously hinders the Christian in his duty to live in distinct, ethnic communities as ordained …