Blog author: jcarter
Friday, January 22, 2016
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GOP Field Bereft Of Free-Traders
Bill Watson, The Federalist

At no point is restricting trade through taxes or promoting it through subsidies a good economic policy. That’s not what Republican presidential candidates say.

Oldest Christian monastery in Iraq razed
Martha Mendoza, Maya Alleruzzo, and Bram Janssen, Associated Press

Satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press confirm what church leaders and Middle East preservationists had feared: The oldest Christian monastery in Iraq has been reduced to a field of rubble, yet another victim of the Islamic State group’s relentless destruction of heritage sites it considers heretical.

History and the Limits of the Climate Consensus
Philip Jenkins, The American Conservative

Acknowledging the science of global warming does not require accepting that it is immune to criticism.

The Economic Concept in Church Leadership No One Ever Thinks About
Kathryn Feliciano, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

What we find is not that the apostles have a higher calling, but rather that the early church was facing a problem—the apostles could not do everything by themselves.