Monthly Archive: May 2017

Rabbi Sacks on “Sapiens” and “The Strange Death of Europe”

In this short review, Rabbi Sacks reflects on the possible fate of European civilization once the religious sources that underpin much of its political, intellectual, and moral traditions are undermined by pervasive secularization. Quite good.  

Weekend Reading

Russell Hittinger, The Three Necessary Societies, First Things Michael McConkey, Why We Should Stop Using the Term ‘Gender’, Quillette (h/t: notafan) Charles K. Bellinger, A Christian Abortion Doctor? On the Ignorance, Arrogance, and Violence of the Pro-Choice Cause, Public Discourse Edward Feser,… (READ MORE)

The moral blindness of abortion proponents

The New South Wales state parliament recently considered and rejected in the Upper House a bill seeking to legalize abortion. This leaves the current arrangement in which abortion is illegal except where the (i) physical and/or (2) psychological health of the… (READ MORE)

Daily Reading

R. R. Reno, Goodbye, Left and Right, First Things Rachel Lu, When Left-wing Politics Becomes a Substitute for Religion, Crisis Zachery D. Schmoll, Physician-Assisted Suicide Tells People Like Me That Our Lives Are No Longer Worth Living, Public Discourse David Mills, Courage in… (READ MORE)

Daily Reading

Rod Dreher, Duke Divinity Crisis: The Documents Are Out, The American Conservative Daniel J. Mahoney, Dialogues in Scrutopia, The New Criterion John Gill, The only conservative scholar on campus?, Times Literary Supplement Joe Bissonnette, The Big Lie of Transgender Ideology, Crisis Stephen… (READ MORE)

Weekend Reading

William Vallicella, Maverick Philosopher 13th Anniversary, Maverick Philosopher Joshua Bowman, The Narnia Option, Anamnesis Anthony Esolen, Why I Left Providence College, Crisis Peter J. Leithart, Adam Smith’s Civilizing Process, First Things Charles J. Chaput, (Re)Building the Kingdom: Secularism, Christianity, and Cultural Renewal, Public… (READ MORE)