Posts From Bruce Ashford

To Anybody Who Thinks Evangelical Conservatives Shouldn’t Care about the Environment

Recently, President Trump announced that he was withdrawing the United States from the 2015 Paris climate agreement that aims to counteract global warming by reducing carbon emissions. He did so, according to U. N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, even though he believes climate change is real and is caused in part by pollutants. The response to [ Read More ]

To Anyone Who Questions the Compatibility of Christianity and Science

There is no shortage of reasons a person might think Christianity and science are intrinsically opposed to one another. The Galileo ordeal. The Scopes trials. The global warming debate. Richard Dawkins. “Et,” as they say, “cetera.” But none of those reasons are sufficient to demonstrate that Christianity and science are opposed. In fact, the opposite [ Read More ]

3 Reasons White Conservatives Should Speak Out against White Nationalist Protesters

On Saturday evening, a mob of torch-wielding white nationalists gathered in a Charlottesville, VA, park. Protesting the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue, they chanted several slogans including “Russia is our friend,” “White Lives Matter,” and “No More Brother Wars.” The last chant, “No More Brother Wars,” is a short-hand way of saying that [ Read More ]