In Defense of Food Liberty: The “Right” to Farm

The COVID pandemic traumatized the American economy as well as citizenry, exposing vulnerabilities (and dependencies) in the nation’s food distribution system. More Americans are now alert to the issue of food security as well as food quality — what if the nation had been as completely dependent on China for basic foods as it wasContinue reading “In Defense of Food Liberty: The “Right” to Farm”

Vermont School Board Complaint Employs CRT Intimidation

In a bizarre “Complaint” filed against recently-elected Vermont School Board member Elizabeth Cady, two citizens allege Cady’s inquiries about the introduction of Critical Race Theory (CRT) constitute a “clear breach” of School Board Operations Policy.  As in many states, this controversial ideology is seeping into Vermont’s curricula.  Cady’s case is instructive of the coercive pressureContinue reading “Vermont School Board Complaint Employs CRT Intimidation”

The COVID Vaccination Card and the “Mark of the Beast”

Proposals abound requiring citizens to prove they are free of COVID-19 to travel or buy goods, perhaps using a card, or a chip. Vermont has said refusal to be tested will be regarded as a presumed positive test, and reported as COVID… “in line with other states.” Some Christians call the COVID-19 vaccine “the markContinue reading “The COVID Vaccination Card and the “Mark of the Beast””

The United States Constitution: A Socio-Rhetorical Perspective

Theological scholarship has developed insightful tools to glean deeper understanding of biblical texts by analyzing a broad spectrum of cultural and other factors which infused the writers and their audiences. This evolving discipline allows modern readers to better comprehend and apply Scriptures penned thousands of years ago. Might it also have relevance for a documentContinue reading “The United States Constitution: A Socio-Rhetorical Perspective”