Letters to the Editor: April 2022
Inside the Numbers... An Eloquent Pundit... Preaching from the Sky Chair... A Hideous Debris Field... Accidental Alignment... and moreREAD ARTICLE
The News You May Have Missed: April 2022
The Other Ottawa... Stuck in Zhengzhou Again... The Scent of Spuds... Bezos’s Big Big Boat... An Act of Joy, an Act of Justice... and moreREAD ARTICLE
The Divine Life of St. Nazianz
This Catholic town was created out of raw Wisconsin woodlands by a single priest as a utopian religious haven.READ ARTICLE
Is Religious Belief a Type of Knowledge?
Belief in the order and intelligibility of nature entered into scientific thinking in cultures that derived these premises from religion.READ ARTICLE
Jonathan Swift, Proto-Feminist?
Contrary to current readings popular in the ivory tower, Swift was aghast at the moral collapse occurring around him.READ ARTICLE
A Synod on What?
How can the Synod on Synodality be a rebalancing of ecclesial powers? It is, after all, the brainchild of the most powerful of ecclesial figures.READ ARTICLE
For Mature Audiences Only
America’s conception of sex is downright sophomoric, and its overhaul starts with understanding what sex is and what it is for.READ ARTICLE
Judeo-Christian Westernism: An Impossible Triangulation
The conceit of the Enlightenment was that we could have the good of Christendom without the Church. “Judeo-Christian Westernism” assumes this.READ ARTICLE
Jihad in the Modern World
Fourteen centuries after the death of Muhammad, jihad remains a major obstacle to the full integration of Muslims into modern society.READ ARTICLE
Briefly Reviewed: April 2022
Reviews of The Day Is Now Far Spent by Robert Cardinal Sarah, and Mère Marie of the Ursulines: A Study in Adventure by Agnes Repplier.READ ARTICLE
Last Things: April 2022
The bigot isn’t the man who thinks he’s right. Every sane man thinks he’s right. The bigot is the man who cannot understand how the other man came to be wrong.READ ARTICLE
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