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Religion & Other Curiosities
Religion & Other Curiosities
Have Secularists Won the Culture War?

A set of recommendations on a strategic platform for those not ready to worship at the shrine of progressive ideology.

Religion & Other Curiosities
Pope Francis Drops the Other Shoe

Amoris Laetitia is a splendid, even poetic invocation of the human wonder of family life, of the love of spouses, and between parents and children.

Religion & Other Curiosities
Suits, Slobs, and the New Class System

A new caste has emerged in America, constituting an elite that spans the divide between the two parties. The two party establishments resemble each other much more than their respective non-elite bases.

Religion and Other Curiosities
Who Is an Evangelical?

There can be no doubt that the Evangelical community is an important factor on the religious landscape of the United States. But how should we define it?

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Darkness and Light at Idomeni

In a time of crisis, quite a few people suddenly and surprisingly perform admirable acts of compassion, often at considerable cost and risk to themselves.

Religion & Other Curiosities
The Texas Board of Education and the Whispers of the Universe

There is a curious resemblance between the fundamentalists of both the Protestant and “New Atheist” varieties.

The Obama Doctrine: Responses
Dilemmas of Power

A great power cannot retain credibility if it first speaks like Churchill then acts like Chamberlain.

Religion & Other Curiosities
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Did the Pope Have a Girlfriend?

Two recent news stories point to a possible way the Catholic Church might solve the problem of too few priests.

Academia
Victims and Victimologists

Every modern revolutionary movement has sought to change the language. Campus liberals are hardly the first.

Social Construction
South Dakota, LGBT, and the Culture War

There is a curious affinity between the recent LGBT movement and conservative religious views about the sexual dimension of human life.

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Crude Economics

Near-record OPEC production in April put a quick end to oil’s price rally.

Unlikely Bedfellows

An unusual de facto coalition tries to staunch terror group’s advances.

Keeping Up With the Purges

Xi is shaking up China’s political institutions all the way down to the basic building blocks of Party rule.

Good Green News

Researchers are looking at ways to recycle carbon—potentially as a new fuel—to make its capture more profitable.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Beijing’s actions are no doubt intended to pressure the incoming administration in Taipei not to make any bold pronouncements.

The Syrian Civil War

With no good end to the Syrian Civil War in sight, refugees may be putting down roots—which means Turkey faces a daunting task.

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