Series: Defining Conservatism

What does it mean to be “conservative”?

What does it mean to be “conservative”?

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Defining Conservatism You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series”Defining Conservatism”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.The term “conservative” gets thrown around a lot, but do people really know what it means? We’ve progressed to the point, even among those who have a heritage… Continue Reading

Conservative Pillar I: Transcendent Absolutes

Conservative Pillar I: Transcendent Absolutes

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Defining Conservatism You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series”Defining Conservatism”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.I have suggested that the twin pillars of conservatism are 1) an affirmation of transcendent absolute principles of truth, goodness, and beauty; and 2) a commitment to conserve… Continue Reading

Conservative Pillar II: Nurturing Tradition

Conservative Pillar II: Nurturing Tradition

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Defining Conservatism You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series”Defining Conservatism”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar.Christian conservatism stands upon two primary pillars: 1) a commitment to align one’s ideas with transcendent absolutes that are rooted in God himself; and, 2) a commitment to… Continue Reading

Conservative Christians will be committed to worship regulated by the Word of God

Conservative Christians will be committed to worship regulated by the Word of God

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Defining Conservatism You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series”Defining Conservatism”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. If, as I have suggested, Christian conservatism stands upon two primary pillars (a commitment to align one’s ideas with transcendent absolutes that are rooted in God himself and a… Continue Reading

Conservative Christians will be committed to worship forms that foster ordinate affection toward God

Conservative Christians will be committed to worship forms that foster ordinate affection toward God

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Defining Conservatism You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series”Defining Conservatism”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. If we truly desire to be governed by and to preserve transcendent ideas about God, then our worship must be regulated by God’s Word. This commitment to… Continue Reading

Conservative Christians will be committed to worship forms that have been nurtured within the community of faith

Conservative Christians will be committed to worship forms that have been nurtured within the community of faith

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Defining Conservatism You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series”Defining Conservatism”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. In order to conserve transcendent ideas about God, conservatives are committed to worship regulated by God’s Word, and they are also committed to discerning between true religious… Continue Reading

Conservative Christians will be committed to transmitting these worship forms to future generations

Conservative Christians will be committed to transmitting these worship forms to future generations

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Defining Conservatism You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series”Defining Conservatism”You can read more posts from the series by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. Conservative Christianity, at its heart, is committed to preserving transcendent ideas rooted in the very nature and character of God. It seeks to accomplish this goal through… Continue Reading