An Amish Farmer and the FDA

Why did a student from Kentucky’s Transylvania University stand outside a Lexington, KY Federal Courthouse holding a sign that read, “I don’t need the FDA to protect me from an Amish Farmer?” In June a 57 year-old Amish farmer and father of 12 was sentenced to six years in prison. His crime? Producing an herbal … Continue reading An Amish Farmer and the FDA

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Tone Deaf to the music of religious thought

Several decades ago John Jacobs, Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Baylor University, observed that intellectualism was losing its ability to hear what he called the music of religious thought and practice. Now, all these years later, it has been virtually lost. It is not that Christian intellectuals are not around; they will not be … Continue reading Tone Deaf to the music of religious thought