Posts From Bruce Ashford

5 Ways to Fight Fake News

The past year in American politics has offered a veritable cornucopia of rotten political fruit, few of which are more putrid than “fake news.” During the election cycle a number of websites plagiarized the look of mainstream media outlets in order spread patently false stories. Readers were more likely to believe the stories because they [ Read More ]

Evangelicals, Encourage President Trump to Distance Himself from Nationalists

In light of breaking news that President Trump plans to renegotiate, rather than terminate, the terms of NAFTA, commentators are speculating once again about a split inside the Trump administration between aides with nationalist and globalist orientations. Mr. Trump dismissed talk about a split, saying, “Hey, I’m a nationalist and a globalist,” he said. “I’m [ Read More ]

2 Ways Christians Can be the Conscience of America’s Political System (An Interview with Hunter Baker)

Hunter Baker is one of the premier evangelical political scientists of our day. He is the author of The End of Secularism, Political Thought: A Student’s Guide, and The System Has a Soul, and serves as Associate Professor of Political Science at Union University (Jackson, TN) and associate editor of The Journal of Markets & [ Read More ]

A Reformational View of “Authority” Contrasted with Libertarian, Nationalist, & Socialist Views (An Interview with David Koyzis)

David Koyzis is one of the premier political scientists of our day. David currently teaches political science at Redeemer University College (Ancaster, Ontario) and will soon be announced as a Fellow in Political Science at the St. George’s Center for Biblical and Public Theology. He is probably best known for the publication of his award-winning [ Read More ]

4 Reasons Why Neil Gorsuch May Be Even Better on the Supreme Court than Antonin Scalia

In spite of a scorched-earth campaign by Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Neil Gorsuch has been confirmed to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia’s untimely death last year. Gorsuch’s nomination was one of the most significant actions of the Trump presidency so far, and his confirmation will now have profound [ Read More ]