Jerry Newcombe

CP Op-Ed Contributor

A Hymn for Our Time

"Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world," wrote Yeats in "The Second Coming." He penned those words in 1919, but as David Lehman observes, those words provide a "summary of the present age."

Is Evolution Just a Shell Game?

As the school year begins to gear up again, it's a given that in classrooms across the country, evolution will be taught virtually everywhere and virtually always as a proven fact.

Are You Ready for the Test?

As I read the news, I am dismayed to see how few people seem to be preparing for the only day in their lives that matters more than any other---the day they give an account to God.

Hollywood and the Siren Song of Socialism

Mr Sanders Goes to Hollywood. And he got a good reception too. That is, super-liberal Bernie Sanders, Democrat from Vermont who believes in socialistic policies, has a message that apparently resonates with the limousine liberals in Tinseltown

Is the Atheist Population Skyrocketing?

Will the last true Christian in America please turn out the lights on the way out? A recent study on religion and America that has received much attention has been interpreted by some to indicate that Christianity is on its virtual deathbed.

The Price Paid to Get the Bible Into English

This month, March 2015, marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's classic Second Inaugural Address. Historian, author, and college professor Daniel Dreisbach has written a wonderful piece on how the Bible played a key role in that address, which is chiseled in stone on the wall of the Lincoln Memorial. He notes that there are some 45 allusions to the Bible in that one speech, including three complete Bible verses.