Shannon Holzer

America Divided: Positive vs. Natural Law

By |2019-04-25T11:23:30-06:00January 9th, 2015|Categories: American Founding, Featured, Natural Law, Rights|Tags: |

America is divided, with a line that is drawn between two ideological camps. Each of these two camps perceives America radically different from the other. On the one side, there are those who see America built upon certain unchanging principles that are connected to God. That is, these people believe man to be created [...]

Is Religious Extremism Always Bad?

By |2016-08-03T10:36:42-06:00October 25th, 2014|Categories: Christendom, Christianity, Islam, Religion|Tags: |

In the current geo-political climate, many express a fear of religious extremism. Especially in the light of ongoing Islamic terror attacks, many lump together all those who take their religious beliefs “to the extreme.” The assumption is that the more dedicated one becomes to his religion in general, the more likely he is to [...]

The Repeating of Christian History

By |2017-06-20T21:25:28-06:00August 3rd, 2014|Categories: Christianity, Religion|Tags: |

The early enemies of Christianity spread several rumors about the followers of Jesus Christ. They accused them of cannibalism because they partook in the “body of Christ.” Their accusers also believed them to practice necrophilia because they met in the catacombs. Christians were accused of being sexually promiscuous because of their “love feasts.” Supposedly [...]

Sexual Orientation Laws and Religious Freedom

By |2014-08-01T09:19:37-06:00July 22nd, 2014|Categories: Education, Homosexual Unions, Religion, Sexuality|Tags: |

Legislation pertaining to sexual orientation is often justified by the claim that it protects citizens’ liberty. Advocates of this type of legislation do so with the intent of using the state to enforce the belief that homosexuality and other sexual choices are natural moral acts. Groups that support laws such as the “Fair Education [...]