More Mysteries of the Atheistic Worldview Down below, one of my atheist readers makes two blithe statements which baffle me. At one point he declares that such and so would be wrong because “conscience and reason” tell him so. He also declares he has a “right to life”. Question: Conscience and reason are, on the [Read More...]

Everything the US Does is Wrong Sort of just makes you want to scream, “Fine! Starve!” [Read more...]

Sursum Corda has more on Evangelical/Catholic cultural differences and such [Read more...]

This could be entertaining In my book, By What Authority?, I argue that, on the basis of the bare text of Scripture alone, there is no ironclad case for monogamy as the only legitimate conception of marriage. The real reason figures like James Dobson imagine that it is, is because they have imbibed Sacred Tradition [Read More...]

Weigel Demythologizes Law’s Resignation [Read more...]

Jeremy Lott on the Christian Sturmabteilung and their Righteous Campaign Against Harry Potter, JRR Tolkien and Other Purveyors of Wickedness [Read more...]

Found this on Amy’s Blog It’s another demonstration of Chesterton’s remark that when you neglect the big laws (against, f’rinstance, abuse of children) you don’t get freedom and you don’t even get anarchy. You get the small laws. Look for lots of “zero tolerance” thinking as our culture insanely over-reacts to the sins of clerics. [Read more...]

Jeff Miller’s Blog Does Not Suck! Just clarifying things. [Read more...]

Gee, Hitchens is good! [Read more...]

Bravo to Wick Allison! …for his challenge to Bp. Charles Grahmann, the lousy bishop of Dallas who is beginning to pull into the lead for the coveted Worst Still-Serving American Bishop award. You can’t jerk your flock around forever, Bishop. In Persian, they say, “Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin”. In Dallas, it’s “Don’t Mess with Texas.” [Read more...]

There are Christians who Define Themselves in Terms of What They Are Not Some Protestants spend virtually no time proclaiming their Faith because they are too busy Not Being Catholic (like the guys at what I affectionately refer to as Theoretically, they are about Jesus. Really, they are about attacking Catholics. Likewise, there are [Read More...]

A Problem That May Be Coming Down the Pike Someday for Christians is the insistence by some conservative Jews that the Temple be rebuilt after the razing of the Dome of the Rock. I’ve given this little thought myself, but I suspect it will throw Evangelical supporters into a tailspin while the Catholic Church (as [Read More...]