Category: Politics

Why do so many people feel the need to lie about Cardinal McCarrick?

Here is Timothy Egan, a columnist writing in the New York Times:

/ August 31, 2018

Should Pro-Lifers Learn from the DSA?

Matt Walther has a piece over at The Week which I, perhaps predictably, am feeling really torn about. Here’s Walther’s argument:

/ June 22, 2018

Evangelicals and Catholics Together in 2018

Brief notes on this question: First, Rod is correct in his response to Walther in which he notes the extremely American characteristics of American Catholicism. Moreover, this is a trend that goes back some time—at least to JFK’s awful speech...

/ May 8, 2018

Concrete Proposals Focus the Mind

Gracy in the NYT:

/ April 25, 2018

Two Questions I Have After Reading “How the Nations Rage” by Jonathan Leeman

Luke Stamps of the Center for Baptist Renewal will be reviewing Dr. Leeman’s book for the main page so I won’t be doing a full review. That said, I finished the book earlier this week and it left me with...

/ April 13, 2018
wall-street

Demonic Rapaciousness

Moore on how capitalism and cultural decadence reinforce each other:

/ December 23, 2016
church-and-commonwealth

Losing a Majority Mindset

I’m not entirely happy with this approach from Russell Moore, but I think the quote sums up much of the good and bad in what I take to be his major project: The loss of a majority mind-set is hastened...

/ December 23, 2016
stanley-hauerwas

Hauerwas on the Politics of Sex

Hauerwas from “Sex in Public” (in which he gives the theological ethics version of Berry’s “Sex, Economy, Freedom, and Community”):

/ December 18, 2016