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
May262007

Tumultuous change

An interesting discussion of world-wide trends in (mostly non-Catholic) Christianity.

Saturday
May262007

A matter of education

The Economist shows an unusual interest in the state of marriage in America.

Friday
May252007

"Who do you say that I am?"

Thanks to the Pope's new book, Time Magazine makes a startling discovery: Christians and Jews may disagree about who Jesus is, but they can agree on who he claimed to be.

Thursday
May242007

Nihilism

Ideological follies in Western Europe. Here is another article by the same author.

Sunday
May202007

Unexpected

A new minority in North Africa.

Saturday
May192007

Decay

Universities in Africa are not doing well. The whole country of Zimbabwe is collapsing.

Wednesday
May162007

Irrelevant

A contrarian view of foreign policy by Edward Luttwack.

Saturday
May122007

Nice crowd

Family Day in Italy was a big success.

Saturday
May122007

Idiots

It is always entertaining when somebody like Vargas Lllosa says what he honestly thinks about recent political trends in Latin America.

Friday
May112007

Demons

Dalrymple on Qutb.

Friday
May112007

Fragile

One could argue that the obsession to protect children from any kind of discomfort is inversely proportional to our ability to offer them any meaningful reason to live.


"Life is planned out for us, but we don't know what to want"

Sunday
May062007

A mutation

You should know about the Apostolic Fathers.

Saturday
May052007

Back to reality

The Economist on the Church in South America.

Thursday
May032007

Destructive fantasy

Hell must be this kind of lack of reality.

Tuesday
May012007

God as Father

Protestant converts in Kurdistan.