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Tuesday
Sep242013

No legalism

Michael Gerson (a Protestant) has a clear grasp of what the Pope mhas been talking about.
Saturday
Sep142013

Not the real problem

A counter-cultural critique of the neo-Malthusian theory of overpopulation.
Tuesday
Sep102013

Surprised by Christ

Eight interviews with converts to Christianity.
Wednesday
Sep042013

Genocide?

Philip Jenkins is very worried about the consequences of a possible US intervention in Syria.
Saturday
Aug312013

Compromise

Fr. Samir Khalil Samir on the situation in the Middle East.
Tuesday
Aug272013

Discovering poverty

Peter Augustine Lawler on the moral message of "Girls."
Saturday
Aug172013

A racket 

The result of turning college education into a massive job-certification program.
Saturday
Aug102013

Loving the poor from very far away

Victor Davis Hanson argues that our ruling elites are engaging in what Marx called "mystification."
Saturday
Aug102013

Childless cities

Joel Kotkin argues that the movement in favour of denser cities implicitly assumes that families are not important.
Monday
Aug052013

Eudaimonic vs. hedonic

True happiness involves meaning.
Saturday
Jul132013

The end of Protestantism

A classic piece by Stanley Hauerwas.
Thursday
Jul112013

The most hypocritical elite in history

A brilliant, scathing essay by Patrick J. Deneeen.
Monday
Jul082013

What is "authentic"?

The ideology of "authenticity" is just a cover for the fact that our age views well-being as the primary goal of human existence.
Monday
Jul082013

Perfection is democratic

Following Vasily Grossman in Armenia.
Thursday
Jun272013

The question of love

A piece by Eve Tushnet.
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