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Equality and Distinctions

Equality and Distinctions

This entry is part of 37 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Those who believe in cosmic justice are actually at war with nature. If you desire to have all people have absolutely equal opportunities (as in our sprint race example) by manipulating all kinds of variables, you are actually fighting against the created order. You are fighting biology, genetics, and indeed, providence. If you’re a Cosmic… Continue Reading

Ten Mangled Words – “Equality”

Ten Mangled Words – “Equality”

This entry is part 1 of 37 in the series Ten Mangled Words You can read more posts from the series by using the Contents in the right sidebar.

Equality is one of those ideas whose basic meaning is understood, but whose presence is demanded where it cannot possibly be expected. After all, equality is a fairly simply concept: when two amounts are equal, neither is greater or lesser than the other. But while equality in mathematics is a simple matter, equality in human… Continue Reading

Accusation and Evaluation

Accusation and Evaluation

Kevin T. Bauder Sadly, accusation is part of life in a sinful world. Sinful people must sometimes be accused when they do wrong to others. Other sinful people, however, sometimes accuse those who have done no wrong at all. Accusation can be a necessary recourse for the injured, but it can also become a weapon… Continue Reading

Justice, Wrath, and Propitiation

Justice, Wrath, and Propitiation

The gospel reveals many aspects of God’s character. It certainly reveals His love, mercy, grace, goodness, and kindness. If we want to know whether the true and living God is a God of love, all we have to do is to look at the cross. Yet the gospel reveals more than God’s love: it also… Continue Reading