The Ego-Driven Life
Narcissism — in this instance the inability to accept that he is likely to lose to a woman in the biggest contest in the world — was at the core of Mr. Trump’s answer about not being prepared to say he would abide by the outcome of the election.
Modern thought has largely neglected dependency, instead touting individual autonomy and rational self-interest. If we are to recover the human person’s proper relationship with others, we must turn to thinkers who give dependency its due.
Russian Orthodoxy’s Aggressive Obsessions
What does the Lord’s injunction to turn the other cheek in Matthew 5:39 require when it comes to ecumenical dialogue?
Checking and Balancing
It is pretty clear that our next president will be a disaster, and that’s cause for alarm however the election goes. But it should also be cause for focusing on restraining and countering the president, which means it is cause for electing a Republican majority in Congress.
Europe is Under Threat
A Europe unwilling or unable to give an account of why its idea of the human person and human community is superior to others on offer in the 21st-century world is unlikely to be able to defend itself against external threats, or to cope with those once-external threats that have become internal threats.
Bob Dylan’s Biblical Imagination
Most of the conversation that followed Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in Literature missed perhaps the most important window into the work of the great poet: that his poetry is deeply, profoundly shaped by the Bible.
Trump Is Validating the Left’s Crudest Stereotypes of the Right
Conservatives who have rallied to him have tainted the reputation of conservatism.
What ‘Peace’ Means Today
It’s a journey that begins with moral truths.
Changing the Game
The sickness in our political culture is serious and it reflects the pathogens that have been at work for some time in the general culture.
In 2016, Clintonism Has Gone Bipartisan
A significant portion of the Republican electorate has clearly decided that the answer to the Clinton squalor is to find a champion who can match them in ugliness.