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false dilemma self care

The False Dilemma of the Sinfulness of Self-Care

Two prominent authors are influencing Reformed Christian women now on so-called self care. One author describes self-care as a form of self-idolatry. For her, the remedy is repenting and turning to individual obedience to the Bible. Another author describes self-care as a form of radical individualism. For her, the remedy is communal obedience to the Bible. This forms a false dilemma of sinfulness in self care. It stems from a false dilemma regarding self-love. What

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the cruelty of quarantine
Originally Published on The Libertarian Christian Institute

The Cruelty of Quarantine: A Response to Tim Challies

Tim Challies is a reformed pastor and longtime blogger based in Canada. He recently published an article lamenting the cruelty of quarantine restrictions there. Challies has every reason in the world to lament. Their young son passed away a few weeks ago with no medical explanations. I speak for everyone at LCI when I say we grieve with the Challies family over the loss of their son, and we share in his lament. In his lament, Challies remarks that,

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beyond authority and submission
Book Reviews

Rachel Miller’s Beyond Authority and Submission

Overview: Rachel Miller’s Beyond Authority and Submission In her new book, Beyond Authority and Submission, Rachel Green Miller evaluates the Complementarian doctrine of men and women through the lenses of both history and Scripture. Her motivation for writing this book comes from the general discussion on human sexuality, gender identity, masculinity and femininity, and what social norms we should advocate as Christians. She lists four broad categories that attempt to address these topics. They are

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Rachel Jankovic is wrong on identity
Book Reviews

You Who? Rachel Jankovic is Wrong on Identity

UPDATE: Rachel Jankovic’s book, YouWhy? Why You Matter & How to Deal with It, grows in popularity among Reformed and evangelical circles. This is in spite of the fact that Jankovic’s book hardly aligned with historic Reformed orthodoxy, which I detail in this review below. But why is this? Jankovic rides the coattails of her (in)famous father, Doug Wilson and Canon Press. Wilson touts himself a kind of theologian-philosopher. It occurs to me that the

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