Paper Clippings The Blog of The Crossroads Cultural Center
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Friday, February 24, 2012 at 7:20PM
Based on this piece one wonders if the Catholic healthcare system in the US has a future. More fundamentally, the question is whether ideals of "social justice" by themselves can provide the foundation for this type of work.
Friday, February 24, 2012 at 9:52AM
Clive Crook wonders why Democratic politicians have a hard time connecting to the working class. Easy: because their dominant cultural background is technocratic liberalism, which is an intrinsically bourgeois way of thinking. The only way they can articulate the interests of poorer people is that everybody should become like themselves.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 7:12AM
It certainly takes some courage to make this kind of statement. Unfortunately the observation that European culture cannot stand without its Christian foundations is not a replacement for real evangelization.
Monday, January 30, 2012 at 12:37PM
Yuval Levin is absolutely correct: the problem with the Obama decision on contraception coverage is not primarily about religious freedom. It is about the relationship between the state and civil society, of which the status of religious communities is just a key indicator.