The Soul of Pope St. John Paul II
We do not grasp John Paul II “from inside” unless we begin from the understanding that he was first and foremost a radically converted Christian disciple.
You Can Choke on Schadenfreude
As a policymaker, Joe Biden needs to be held accountable for his poor judgment about standards of proof in sexual misbehavior cases. It’s quite a different matter to say that he personally should face a false accusation to achieve poetic justice.
The Jobs Report Reveals the True American Carnage
The latest unemployment numbers are horrific enough. A deeper dive into the data, though, shows that it’s even worse than the headline unemployment rate suggests.
Evangelicals: A Review
A new anthology puts evangelicalism within a historical context, helping readers appreciate its rich, complicated history.
‘How Much Is a Human Life Worth?’
Andrew Cuomo and his fellow Democrats work to save lives from COVID-19 while targeting human life in the womb.
To Rebuild After COVID, Look to Faith-Based Organizations
Combatting distrust, despair, and isolation during the coronavirus pandemic will mean looking to America’s faith-based organizations for help feeding the poor and needy, for encouragement in prayer which engenders hope, and for remembering that human beings will once again feast together with joy.
Joseph Ratzinger, Theological Reformer
In the War of the Conciliar Succession, there are true reformers, and then there are the forces of deconstruction. Joseph Ratzinger is emphatically a true Catholic reformer.
Redeemer of Man
Technology instinctively reshapes a culture toward purely practical action and results. To the Church falls the task of forcing the questions that get people to think about what it means to be truly human.
“Western Civ” Was Not a Late Invention
The claim that “Western civilization” as a concept and a course of study was invented during World War I is mistaken. Under only slightly different names, Western Civ has been taught since colonial times, appealing across the political spectrum until the late 1960s.
The President Is Unraveling
Americans are facing not just a conventional presidential election in 2020 but also, and most important, a referendum on reality and epistemology.