Tag "J. Budziszewski"

The Eight Deadly Sins of Political Conservatism

Political ideologies are a lot like individuals in that they tend to ascribe ultimacy to some aspect of God’s creation, rather than ascribing ultimacy to God himself. Once they have ascribed ultimacy to their chosen idol, they look to it to “save” their society by eradicating “evils” that threaten their idol. And “We the People” [ Read More ]

The Nine Deadly Sins of Progressivism

The Bible does not articulate a normative Christian political program or a detailed set of policy preferences. Yet, it provides a set of basic beliefs, arising from its narrative of the world, from which we can critique political ideologies and public policies. And critique we must. Thus, as I was re-reading J. Budziszewski’s The Revenge [ Read More ]