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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…

I am returning.

I will be back in NYC, having visited family in Australia, this Monday. I hope to posting again within the week. Picture: The Return of the Prodigal Son (1662–1669) by Rembrandt. 

Weekend Reading

We begin with two articles by Edward Feser and Joseph M. Bessette that defends past teaching of the Church on capital punishment and why it cannot be reversed, and why capital punishment is still necessary, at Catholic World Report. In the wake of Whole…

Weekend Reading

At his place, Ed Feser gives the “story of – – not exactly the glory — of modern love”. Daniel Mattson on the enduring brilliance of the natural moral law, Anne Maloney on the catastrophe for young women of the Sexual…

Weekend Reading

James Kalb, The True Benedict Option for Our Time,Crisis William Carroll, Bird Brains and Cross-Species Empathy, Public Discourse Merv Bendle, Dumb, Sodomy, and the Cash, Quadrant Ed Feser, Putting Nature on the Rack, Ed Feser’s blog Daniel B. Gallagher, The Sacredness of Marriage:…

James Dolezal on Divine Simplicity

Ed Feser’s recent linkage feast has been a source of intellectual treasure, not the least, his link to a brief interview with Dr. James Dolezal on the central idea of divine simplicity. There are also more videos on divine simplicity delivered…

Weekend Reading

Update 30/1: Feser has posted an extended look at Coyne’s Faith v Fact over at his blog, Debased Coynage. Joseph Pearce on the modern slandering of the Middle Ages. In Revenge of the Sacred, Joseph Bottum discusses Houellebecq’s novel Submission, at…