The “Progressive” March

by: J. Dale Weaver, M.Div., M.A. 15 January,2021 When Abraham Lincoln prosecuted the war against the Confederate States, forcing them to remain in the Union, he escalated and multiplied the size and power of the Federal Government irreversibly.  Since the time of the Civil War and Reconstruction, Government has never ceased to grow, enlarging itselfContinue reading “The “Progressive” March”

Hindsight is 20/20 – Federalists, Anti-federalists and our Current National Predicament

By: J. Dale Weaver, M.Div., M.A. January 11, 2021 When the United States won its independence from Great Britain in 1783, we began to govern ourselves by “The Articles of Confederation.” The Second Continental Congress had constructed the document in 1777, in hopes that they would actually get to govern themselves after the war. ItContinue reading “Hindsight is 20/20 – Federalists, Anti-federalists and our Current National Predicament”

The Role of Postmillennial Eschatology in the Formation of the Political Philosophy of Progressivism in the United States

No political movement has impacted the United States over the past century more than Progressivism.  The principles, policies and values of Progressive ideology are integrated into the fabric of the American nation at every level of governance and society, and its views and beliefs are ingrained in the hearts and minds of many in everyContinue reading “The Role of Postmillennial Eschatology in the Formation of the Political Philosophy of Progressivism in the United States”

A Unique American Christianity: A Late Twentieth Century Topical Historiography

Public prayer and religious expression became decidedly more accepted in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Such blatant displays of a religious and particularly of a Christian nature would have been frowned upon or legally suppressed just months before the September 11th attacks by a myriad of specialContinue reading “A Unique American Christianity: A Late Twentieth Century Topical Historiography”