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By R. Albert Mohler, Jr.

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Description

Cultural commentary from a Biblical perspective

Episode Date
Monday, April 19, 2021
25:33
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 15:8):
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Abortion Rights Means Abortion for Any Reason: A Horrifyingly Honest Argument from the Editorial Board of The Los Angeles Times

LOS ANGELES TIMES (THE EDITORIAL BOARD)
The right to an abortion means the right to have it for any reason

PART 2 (15:9 - 22:2):
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“Faith Leaders” Join Planned Parenthood’s Clergy Advocacy Board: What Could “Faith” Even Mean When Advocating for the Killing of the Unborn?

RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (JACK JENKINS)
Planned Parenthood announces new clergy advocacy board members, many from red states

PART 3 (22:3 - 25:33):
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Planned Parenthood Is Distancing Itself from Its Founder in 2021 — Why Has It Taken So Long?

NEW YORK TIMES (ALEXIS MCGILL JOHNSON)
I’m the Head of Planned Parenthood. We’re Done Making Excuses for Our Founder.

Apr 19, 2021
Friday, April 16, 2021
24:21
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 8:0):
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President Biden Announces Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Afghanistan: The Great Game and the Lessons of History

PART 2 (8:1 - 13:40):
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What Is More Right and Honorable, To Stay or To Leave? Old and Morally Difficult Questions Accompany the Decision to Leave Afghanistan

PART 3 (13:41 - 24:21):
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Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, Dies at 99: The Frame of History in One Single Lifetime

Apr 16, 2021
Thursday, April 15, 2021
25:05
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 12:31):
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Bernie Madoff, Architect of the Biggest Ponzi Scheme in American History, Dies at 82: What Exactly Is a Ponzi Scheme and Why Do People Fall for Them?

WASHINGTON POST (EMILY LANGER)
Bernard Madoff, mastermind of vast Wall Street Ponzi scheme, dies at 82

WALL STREET JOURNAL (MICHAEL ROTHFIELD AND JUSTIN BAER)
Bernie Madoff Dead at 82; Disgraced Investor Ran Biggest Ponzi Scheme in History

PART 2 (12:32 - 16:54):
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A Modern Parable of American Depravity: What Do We Learn from the Parable of Bernie Madoff?

PART 3 (16:55 - 25:5):
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‘The Quick Fix’ — Why Do Americans Tend to Be Particularly Gullible When It Comes to Psychological Fads?

Apr 15, 2021
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
22:59
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 14:50):
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The Constitutional Right of Religious Liberty Squares Off Against the Newly Invented “Rights” of the LGBTQ Revolution at the Supreme Court

LOS ANGELES TIMES (DAVID G. SAVAGE)
Supreme Court conservatives may reset balance between LGBTQ rights and religious liberty

PART 2 (14:51 - 21:31):
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A Shocking Reality Worth Grieving and the Tragic Results of Releasing a New Technology Upon a Society Redefining Marriage and Sexuality

NEW YORK TIMES (JENNY GROSS AND MARIA CRAMER)
The Latest Issue in Divorces: Who Gets the Embryos?

PART 3 (21:32 - 22:59):
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Living in a Society at War: Why Christians Must Declare the Christian Truth about the Value of Human Life

Apr 14, 2021
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
24:52
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 10:45):
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Free Exercise of Religion Vindicated: A Big Victory for Religious Liberty at the Supreme Court

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
Ritesh Tandon v. Gavin Newsomn on the Application for Injunctive Relief

PART 2 (10:46 - 21:3):
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Amazon Workers in Bessemer, Alabama, Vote Against Forming Labor Union — Who Knows Best for Workers?

PART 3 (21:4 - 24:52):
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A Major Divide in the United States — And the Issues Are Larger, Not Smaller, Than You Might Have Expected

Apr 13, 2021
Monday, April 12, 2021
24:32
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 8:23):
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China Wants to “Sinify” Christians: Why the Gospel Is So Threatening to Totalitarian Regimes

THE ECONOMIST
China wants to make its Christians more Chinese

PART 2 (8:24 - 17:41):
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How Much Should Christianity Be Contextualized in Various Cultures?

PART 3 (17:42 - 24:32):
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What Is “Satanic Panic”? Why Christians Should Never Give the Satanic Too Much or Too Little Attention

VOX (AJA ROMANO)
Why Satanic Panic never really ended

Apr 12, 2021
Friday, April 9, 2021
24:29
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 6:58):
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Robert Mundell, Nobel-Winning Economist, Dies at 88: A Look at Mundell’s Thought on the Growth of the Economic Pie

NEW YORK TIMES (TOM REDBURN)
Robert A. Mundell, a Father of the Euro and Reaganomics, Dies at 88

PART 2 (6:59 - 21:27):
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Hans Küng, Theologian Lionized by the Left, Dies at 93: A Lesson in How to Become a Hero in an Ever-Secularizing Culture

NEW YORK TIMES (DOUGLAS MARTIN)
Hans Küng, Catholic Theologian With a Powerful Critique, Dies at 93

PART 3 (21:28 - 24:29):
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Godzilla vs. King Kong — Who Should Win and Why Do We Care? Why the Moral Imagination Needs Monsters

Apr 09, 2021
Thursday, April 8, 2021
29:04
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 14:14):
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Arkansas Is Currently Ground Zero for the Moral Revolution: Christians Must Speak with Clarity on What is at Stake (Even If No One Else Will)

WASHINGTON POST (SAMANTHA SCHMIDT)
Arkansas legislators pass ban on transgender medical treatments for youths, overriding governor’s veto

PART 2 (14:15 - 21:5):
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The Leader of Britain’s Labour Party Apologizes for Attending a Christian Church that Believes in Christian Morality: Why Is the World Shocked When Christian Churches Adhere to Christian Doctrine?

THE GUARDIAN (KEVIN RAWLINSON)
Keir Starmer apologises for visiting church behind gay 'exorcisms'

THE SPECTATOR (BRENDAN O’NEILL)
Starmer’s Jesus House apology is an insult

PART 3 (21:6 - 29:34):
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Is Complementarianism a First, Second, or Third Order Doctrine? An Unavoidable Issue, Current Confusion, and Respectful Christian Disagreement

RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (YONAT SHIMRON AND BOB SMIETANA)
Beth Moore apologizes for her role in elevating ‘complementarian’ theology that limits women leaders

ALBERT MOHLER
A Call for Theological Triage and Christian Maturity

Apr 08, 2021
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
25:53
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 10:24):
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The Shape of Things to Come: Christian Colleges and Schools That Hold to Christian Moral Commitments Are Accused of Discrimination

RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (YONAT SHIMRON)
Are LGBTQ students at Christian schools discriminated against? A lawsuit, scholarly studies say yes.

PART 2 (10:25 - 21:3):
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Join the Revolution or Else: The Current Challenge to Christian Higher Education Is (Intentionally) an Existential Threat

PART 3 (21:4 - 25:53):
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Caught at the Collision of Sexual Revolution and Identity Politics — The Shape of Our Christian Challenge

Apr 07, 2021
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
24:25
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 8:52):
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The Repudiation of Biblical Christianity in One Senator and Reverend’s Easter Tweet

PART 2 (8:53 - 19:11):
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A Crisis of Doubt: Understanding Doubt in Relation to the Person of Jesus Christ and Faithful Christian Living

CHRISTIANITY TODAY (A. J. SWOBODA AND NIJAY K. GUPTA)
Jesus Was the God-Man, Not the God-Superman

ALBERT MOHLER
The Last Temptation of the Christian

PART 3 (19:12 - 24:25):
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You Just Can’t Keep Up with the Moral Revolution, Even if Your Church Decides to Compromise Biblical Convictions In Order to Try

USA TODAY (ANDREW J. YAWN)
A Georgia church, kicked out of the SBC for allowing gay members, wants to make sure 'everybody’s welcome'

Apr 06, 2021
Monday, April 5, 2021
23:55
DOCUMENTATION AND ADDITIONAL READING
PART 1 (0:0 - 10:59):
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Why Is Society Changing So Quickly? The Domination of Progressive Politics and Morality in American Public Life

WALL STREET JOURNAL (THE EDITORIAL BOARD)
The Biden Baseball League

NEW YORK TIMES (DAVID GELLES)
Delta and Coca-Cola Reverse Course on Georgia Voting Law, Stating ‘Crystal Clear’ Opposition

NEW YORK TIMES (KEVIN DRAPER, JAMES WAGNER, REID J. EPSTEIN AND NICK CORASANITI)
M.L.B. Pulls All-Star Game From Georgia in Response to Voting Law

PART 2 (10:60 - 18:23):
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President Biden Brings His Moral Judgment Down on Georgia — Major League Baseball, Delta, and Coca-Cola Follow Suit

WASHINGTON POST (CLEVE R. WOOTSON JR.)
Biden wades into contentious Georgia boycott battle by voicing support for moving All-Star Game

WASHINGTON POST (GLENN KESSLER)
Biden falsely claims the new Georgia law ‘ends voting hours early’

WASHINGTON POST (HUGH HEWITT)
Good luck with your fans, Major League Baseball

PART 3 (18:24 - 23:55):
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What Does the Controversy about M.L.B.’s All-Star Game Tell Us About Who Is Driving Change in Society and Where the Society Is Headed?

NEW YORK TIMES (JAMES WAGNER)
Activism Was Unusual for Baseball, but Not for Sports

Apr 05, 2021