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Shannon Holzer

Shannon Holzer
Dr. Shannon Holzer served in the United States Marine Corps and holds a Ph.D. in Religion, Politics, and Society from Baylor University. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of St. Thomas and Houston Baptist University.
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As long as words are left undefined, their meanings are vague and are left up to the listener’s or reader’s imagination. Many on the left have manipulated language in this way... Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords our readers the opportunity to join Shannon...
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The left owns the microphone and is not going to give it up. Conservatives need to buy their own microphones... If you want to reach the mainstream population with the message of conservative values, then you have...
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As long as words are left undefined, their meanings are vague and are left up to the listener’s or reader’s imagination. Many on the left have manipulated language in this way... What’s in a Definition?
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Many atheists believe that by simply invoking the name of science, religious belief is defeated. At the same time, many theists distrust the scientific community because they perceive it as antagonistic to their religious beliefs. Thus the...
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Many atheists are assured of the truth of their position, arguing that religious beliefs are merely blind faith at best and stupidity at worst. As Richard Dawkins writes, “Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the...

America is divided, with a line that is drawn between two ideological camps. Each of these two camps perceives America radically different from the other. On the one side, there are those who see America built...
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In the current geo-political climate, many express a fear of religious extremism. Especially in the light of ongoing Islamic terror attacks, many lump together all those who take their religious beliefs "to the extreme.” The assumption is that...
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The early enemies of Christianity spread several rumors about the followers of Jesus Christ. They accused them of cannibalism because they partook in the “body of Christ.” Their accusers also believed them to practice necrophilia because they met...
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Legislation pertaining to sexual orientation is often justified by the claim that it protects citizens’ liberty. Advocates of this type of legislation do so with the intent of using the state to enforce the belief that...