While most news sources seem to be either oriented forward or backward, reflecting on the man or the office, I think it would be valuable to look back at what made this particular man so well suited to the office. That is, looking back at who Scalia was might give us some good insight into who should best take his place on the Court.
Gun control is about guns. However, gun politics aren't actually about guns, at all.
There are a number of legal developments over the past year which haven't received as much attention, so here are five examples from 2015 which, despite their importance, may have flown under your radar.
When we read the genealogies of the Bible, it’s like counting the rings on the Tree of Life, giving us a vivid picture of just how long and how thoroughly God has remained faithful, generation to generation.
While the law may assume rationality, it's a fair question whether people are really all that rational. At the same time, if we so often behave irrationally, how is it that we are competent to judge something like reasonableness?
The Bible is filled with a tapestry of rich imagery, deep doctrine, and sweeping drama, and, ideally, all of these things weave together to drive us to live a vibrant faith which joyfully embraces the freedom that comes from living as sinners saved by grace and called to thanksgiving. However, I believe we sometimes fail to examine the power of imagery in shaping our understanding of what it is to actually live out our response to the Gospel.