Frustrated scholar

David Barton’s Misleading Footnote #1

Last post I noted that David Barton’s article about the “Unconfirmed Quotations” was a new edition. Barton, if we don’t know, can easily write off “secular” scholars’ criticism of his as agenda driven. However, notable respected devout orthodox Christian scholars criticize his work as well. And he’s attacking them here. Let’s look at his footnote…

The Phony Quotations Strike Again

I used to call them “David Barton’s phony quotations.” He did write an article that half-assed attempts to correct the record [I linked to the newest version of the article which I just read and which attacks Dr. Gregg Frazer whose work I have followed closely for years]. I’m not going to pin them on…

Jesus Money Lenders

National Gay Marriage & Religious Rights

Many on the anti-gay religious right now claim, apocalyptically so, a national, constitutional right to same sex marriage necessarily means an infringement on their rights. See this article by J. Matt Barber of Liberty University’s School of Law for the most extreme kind of such rhetoric. Barber’s article deals with the thorny issue of how…