Month: May 2015

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What Can Jennifer Lawrence and Russell Brand Teach Us About Pornography?

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Jennifer Lawrence defended taking nude photos for her ex-boyfriend by saying that "either your boyfriend is going to look at porn or he’s going to look at you." That's exactly the problem. Jennifer's response exposes four of the biggest lies we tell ourselves about pornography, including that it's a victimless vice.

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Aim at Mary, Hit Jesus

Virgin Mary and Jesus, from the Church of Our Lady Mary of Zion, Axum, Ethiopia.
Many of the most popular attacks on Mary (both by Protestants today, and by figures like Nestorius throughout the history of the Church) end up being attacks on Jesus. This post looks at three specific examples: (1) "all have sinned" as a denial of the Immaculate Conception; (2) "no one greater than John the Baptist”; and (3) refusing to acknowledge Mary as Mother of God.

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