Articles by Erick Erickson

Erick Erickson
About Erick Erickson (45 Articles)
Erick Erickson is a prominent conservative writer, speaker, and radio talk show host. You can find more of his writing at The Resurgent.

Erick Erickson: The Truth

June 16, 2019

Around 1,986 years ago, Jesus was crucified on a cross. No major historian disputes this. Much about Jesus is disputed, but there really is no dispute that Jesus was a real person and that he was [...]

Erick Erickson: No Room for Honesty

June 15, 2019

Listen to various abortion activists and Hollywood-faded stars and you might be under the impression that Georgia, Alabama and other states have just passed laws that could give women the death [...]

Erick Erickson: This Must Be Dealt With

June 2, 2019

American Christianity has a number of problems, many of which stem from shallow theology and churches focused on business operations instead of the Great Commission. But the last few weeks have [...]

Erick Erickson: Flat-Earth Christianity

May 26, 2019

As I do every year, I wrote my Holy Week column about Easter. Major historians, even atheists, recognize that the execution of a man named Jesus around A.D. 33 is one of the most — if not the [...]

Erick Erickson: Where Is God?

May 19, 2019

Editor’s Note: This article by Erick Erickson was written in March 2019, but its message is timeless. I have nothing left to say on the Mueller matter. While that news was breaking, something [...]

Erick Erickson: Fighting Over the Body

May 12, 2019

Read about a lot of high-profile deaths and you find families fighting over the corpses. They’ve long since stopped arguing about issues; they just want control over the body, and maybe an [...]

Erick Erickson: An Evidence-Based Faith

May 5, 2019

Editor’s Note: Erick Erickson authored the following article during the 2018 Christmas season. It’s well worth reading and sharing on this blessed Sunday. “Eighty and six years I [...]

Erick Erickson: Doubts

April 6, 2019

I always hesitate to write about personal matters because I get emails and texts from friends and family worrying. But then I encounter people who say how much it helped them to know there is someone [...]

Erick Erickson: President 0. Dead Man 1

March 27, 2019

This past Wednesday, President Donald Trump should have had a successful day touting the military, the economy, job creation, American weapons superiority and his commitment to a robust military. [...]

Erick Erickson: Into the Quadragesima

March 19, 2019

In A.D. 324, Constantine became the undisputed ruler of the whole Roman Empire. Once secured in that position, Constantine demanded that persecution of Christians stop. Between the death of Christ [...]

Erick Erickson: Race, Trump and Local News

March 1, 2019

A family invited a traveling evangelist to stay in their home. (He was preaching at the family’s church.) As the parents slept, the evangelist allegedly raped their 14-year-old daughter. Five [...]

Erick Erickson: Fear Sets Terrible Policy

February 18, 2019

Across the United States, Republicans are scrambling to play catch-up. Many of them did not believe the warnings in 2018, thought the polls were wrong and got smashed under a blue wave that crested [...]

Erick Erickson: The Green Raw Deal

February 11, 2019

Democrats in the House of Representatives have rolled out what they are calling a “Green New Deal.” It is the most serious public policy offering from Generation Tide Pod Eater to ever be [...]

Erick Erickson: Confession and Apology

January 31, 2019

For the past two years, I have defended the press from President Donald Trump’s criticism. Having worked at both CNN and Fox News, I know the good hard work so many reporters do to provide us [...]

Erick Erickson: I Believe These Things Are True

January 18, 2019

I worked during the Advent season to avoid writing my weekly column about politics. Instead, I tried to devote myself to focusing on Christianity, given the whole season exists due to the birth of [...]

Erick Erickson: Social Media Is People

January 16, 2019

In the 1973 dystopian film “Soylent Green,” Detective Frank Thorn, played by Charlton Heston, investigates the Soylent Corporation. The corporation produced Soylent Green, a wafer that [...]

Erick Erickson: On Plucking Nose Hairs

January 8, 2019

One of my older sisters once dated a much older guy who had not yet come to terms with growing up. I remember nothing about him — except his nose hair. He was the Rapunzel of nose hair. I do [...]

Erick Erickson: Family Time at Christmas

December 13, 2018

In our hyper-partisan age, it seems every newspaper and magazine writes columns on dealing with crazy uncles at holiday parties and their crazy conspiracies.  But it is true. Every family has [...]

Erick Erickson: A Dreadful Time for Some

December 8, 2018

Set your oven to 375 F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Cream together 3/4 cup of shortening, 1 cup of light brown sugar, 1/4 cup of molasses and 1 egg. In a separate bowl, sift together 2 [...]

Erick Erickson: An Alternative to the Status Quo

November 29, 2018

Had John C. Fremont not run as a Republican in 1856, there would probably would have been no Lincoln in 1860. The Republican Party formed in the 1850s with the collapse of the Whig Party. The central [...]

Erick Erickson: Problems Abound for Both Sides

November 23, 2018

Both political parties in Washington can look at the 2018 election results and find encouragement. Democrats who see their victories as a sign that Donald Trump will be a one-term president should [...]
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