Blog author: jcarter
Thursday, September 6, 2012

Circumcision in Germany: New Information and Lessons for America
Greg Forster, Hang Together

You may have heard about the report that a rabbi in Germany (of all places!) is being criminally charged for practicing circumcision. But over the long weekend, word came through from a local source to Ed Whelan that the story has been misinterpreted.

Campaign 2012: Burke vs. Hobbes?
George Weigel, First Things

This is a contest, to take symbolic reference points, between Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) and Edmund Burke (1729-1797).

Jubilee and Justice
Art Lindsey, Institute for Faith, Work & Economics

How does Jubilee relate to justice? What does it mean for Christians and our call to serve the poor and oppressed?

The Bible and Economics: Will There Be Inequality in Heaven?
RJ Moeller, Values & Capitalism

It used to be said that the goal of a fair and just society ought to be “equality of opportunity,” but somewhere along the way we supplanted that noble goal for a twisted, utterly arbitrary one.