This is the second essay in a series dealing with the ideological source of contemporary progressivism, and the implications for evangelicals. In Part 1, the correlation was examined between political correctness and Cultural Marxism, and some source documentation was reviewed. For example, here’s an additional comment from Cultural Marxist co-founder Antonio Gramsci:
“…he needed to . . . → Read More: Sourcing Evangelical Progressivism — Part 2 — Racial Issues
Cultural and political ideologies have historical records which can be traced back to origins. For evangelical Christians, the origins as well as contemporary manifestations of these ideologies can be examined relative to adherence to or divergence from the Biblical record.
The term “progressive” refers to the current operating ideology of the Democrat party. Following WWII, . . . → Read More: Sourcing Evangelical Progressivism
Note: Items in black bold and black bold underscore are Steele’s words, emphasized by me. All items in italics are my comments. Steele used neither bold black nor bold black underscore, except the “Chapter 1: The Great Divide” immediately below.
Excerpted with permission from Shame: How America’s Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country, by Shelby Steele. . . . → Read More: Annotation of Chapter 1 of Shelby Steele’s — “Shame”
Subsequent to the release of the St. Louis County grand jury report the Monday before Thanksgiving 2014 which exonerated officer Darren Wilson from any criminal intent in the shooting death of the “Gentle Giant” Michael Brown, there were widespread and in many cases well-planned “spontaneous” demonstrations around the country. Consider my eye-witness account from the . . . → Read More: “Black Lives Matter” is Quintessential Alinsky/Marxism
Over the past number of years, in conversation with friends and acquaintances involved in Christian Higher Education, the words “fundamentalism” or “fundamentalist” are often expressed, generally with disapproval. These labels seem to be applied in a variety of discussions: theological, scientific, and political. Based not only on these encounters but also reading blogs and symposia . . . → Read More: Evangelical Progressives and Fundaphobia
This is the fourth in a series of postings concerning cultural Marxism.
The first is a brief overview of the ideology and its influence on the West. The second looks at the goals and objectives of cultural Marxism. The third considers the interplay between political correctness and cultural Marxism’s root level goals and objectives. . . . → Read More: Cultural Marxism – Part 4 – Race
Some months ago, I was asked by a dear friend to describe what I thought was the mission of Jesus Christ. He made the request of a number of others, and then recently released the results. He was affirmative enough about what I wrote, that I have decided to post it in this blog:
The best . . . → Read More: The Mission of Jesus Christ
What happens when a widely accepted way of thinking is exposed as false? There might be several disparate responses. For someone deeply invested in the original viewpoint, there might be denial, followed by a strong effort to discredit the expose. But for those for whom the original idea had negative effect, the new view would . . . → Read More: ‘The Trojan Couch’ Confronts Cultural Consensus on Homosexuality
During the past year I have been both fascinated and disturbed by the dispute concerning “American Betrayal”, and have had my eyes opened in several dimensions by not only Diana West’s responses to criticism, but also from writings of people who support her. I read the book in September 2013, and since then have viewed . . . → Read More: A Plea for the Definitive Book on Cultural Marxism/Political Correctness
In the previous posting dealing with Cultural Marxism (CM), it was shown that one must view political correctness issues at two levels: (1) the goals and objectives – what CM is intending to do, even if hidden, and (2) the propaganda level – how it accomplishes its goals and objectives.
As described in the previous . . . → Read More: Cultural Marxism – Part 3 – Political Correctness