Separation of church and football

From Joe Carter at First Things: A few weeks ago George Weigel wrote that the Denver Bronco’s third-string quarterback Tim Tebow “draws hatred because he is an unabashed Christian, whose calmness and decency in the face of his Christophobic detractors drives them crazy.” Many sports analysts are starting to draw a similar conclusion: “‘Inside the…

Capitalism is a Christian value

The Public Religion Research Institute finds that most Americans are unable to comport capitalism with Christianity: Jamelle Bouie nods in agreement: As it happens, they are absolutely correct; the Gospels are incredibly short on issues we associate with modern "values voting" — abortion and homosexuality, mostly — and incredibly long on reverence for the poor…