Paper Clippings The Blog of The Crossroads Cultural Center

Paper Clippings, more than a classical blog, is a service providing valuable reading material in order to help readers reach a judgment about current affairs. Comments and discussion are more than welcome.

Saturday
Jul192014

Better off in the  desert?

An interesting symposium on the place of theology in secular academia.
Monday
Jul072014

Driving factor

Fareed Zakaria on the role of identity in international politics.
Friday
Jun272014

Worldviews matter

It seems hard to believe in universal democracy in a scientistic culture that ultimately recognizes no particular value in the human person. Technical progress and wealth accumulation do not require democracy.
Tuesday
Jun102014

Frenzy

Brendan O'Neill on various stories from Ireland.
Tuesday
Jun102014

Anxiety

Ross Douthat on family structure.
Tuesday
Jun102014

The most concrete thing

Roger Scruton on the human thirst for the sacred.
Tuesday
May272014

A very unsuccessful therapy

Brendan O'Neill blames therapy culture for the latest rampage.
Thursday
May012014

Globalized Libertinism

Patrick J. Deneen on the "false consciousness" of the elites.
Thursday
Apr242014

In the strangest places

Tuesday
Apr152014

On a different planet

If you ever worried that you may be alone in finding most contemporary journalists to be uneducated fools, worry no longer. David Bentley Hart is with you.
Monday
Apr142014

A meta-political problem

On the state of the family in the US.
Wednesday
Apr092014

The truth will set you free

Mollie Hemingway on the "power of the powerless" and same-sex marriage.
Wednesday
Apr022014

Destroying all identities

Christopher Caldwell on the situation in France.
Tuesday
Mar182014

Conjuring reality away

Roger Scruton on scientism and culture.
Tuesday
Mar182014

The new Puritans

There is a deep continuity between mainstream American Protestantism and American secularism.