Tag Archives: James Dobson

I don’t hit and I try not to yell

My last post may have left some people wondering where, exactly, I stand on spanking.    Since I’ve openly criticized certain parenting philosophies, I want to be honest about how I’ve disciplined my own children, and how my practices have evolved … Continue reading

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Christian leaders try to “explain” Sandy Hook (uh-oh)

Note:  I tiptoed in where angels fear to treat and wrote the following piece for Civil Religion on the Sandy Hook tragedy, or rather on how Christians respond. Let me admit this right up front: I don’t think I can … Continue reading

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