Religion & Other Curiosities
Eastern Christian Orthodoxy deserves better than to be used a prop by Putin’s regime.
Day of the Tyrants?
As democratic progress stalls around the world, what is required on both sides of the Atlantic is the emergence of political leaders who are both hard-nosed and morally responsible. If only one could advertise!
Lessons of Orlando?
One does not have to be a postmodern theorist to debunk most of the “narratives” that have emerged in the wake of the June 12 massacre.
Women in Shorts Studying Talmud
It is possible to approach the Talmud without affirming the truth claims it implies. However, to do so has a price—the loss of its deepest meaning.
Where Are the Good Guys?
In the words of a great writer, admirable actions may be another sign “that God has not given up on humanity”.
No matter what your faith or lack of it, the study of religion is an intellectually fascinating project. Take the hybrids, for example…
Beheadings and Transgender Bathrooms
As in virtually all items that have become issues in the culture war, protagonists on both sides are absolutely convinced of the rightness of their ideology and the wickedness of anyone who doubts this.