Grumpy writer complains that C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity is flawed and imperfect Yes. And Moses had a crappy grasp of Trinitarian theology too. So? I think Sheldon Vanauken had it right. Lewis was a sort of second Moses, leading a huge number of people to the Promised Land of the Catholic communion while never quite [Read More...]

Well, let’s hope so! [Read more...]

I propose we convert the citizens of Palm Beach Florida into Soylent Green and ship them to sub-Saharan Africa Or perhaps making them into dog food would be more fitting. [Read more...]

The Generic Insult Site When you care enough to send the very best. [Read more...]

More Religious Opposition to War with Iraq [Read more...]

New Blog! [Read more...]

Larry Kropp jumps into the homosexual argument in my comments box [Read more...]

Love ya, Mother Teresa! Just don’t wanna be like you! Everybody loves Mother Teresa (except for Christopher Hitchens, who with typical passion, hates her as he pretty much hates everybody that speaks or lives too much for God). I much prefer Hitchens’ definiteness over the mealy-mouthed pretences of creeps like John Dominic Crossan, who pretends [Read More...]

Thomas Friedman and Pope John Paul II agree It’s a clash of civilizations. [Read more...]

It’s moments like this when a blog really pays off You get such a warm feeling of doing the Human Race a service when you can pass along (from readers dedicated to finding the really juicy tidbits) titles like the following: How to Good-Bye Depression: If You Constrict Anus 100 Times Everyday. Malarkey? or Effective [Read More...]

New blog! [Read more...]

A reader writes This is the procedure and outcome which the ethics committee at the National Institutes of Health only a few years ago called ‘obscene.’ BTW, IMHO, Dr. Doerflinger (see article) in this case has his head up his ass. I am shocked that he is not alive to the staggering possibilities here. But [Read More...]

Periodically, secularists look up and are startled to discover Voltaire was really really wrong They record their astonishment in Christmas and Easter editions of magazines like this. One of these days, the astonished realization is going to descend upon them that it’s not God who must be reconciled to science, but science that must be [Read More...]

Just another reason why you should make that tax-deductible gift to Mercy Corps [Read more...]

What! Going out to shop on the busiest shopping day of the year?! When, by a simple click, you could order autographed copies of my books (as well as some terrific tapes) from the comfort, convenience and safety of your own computer? What better way to say “Merry Christmas” than with faboo copies of: Making [Read More...]

Not much blogging today, but I want to say… Glory be to God for dappled things – For skies of couple-colour as a brinded cow; For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim; Fresh-firecoal chestnut-falls; finches’ wings; Landscape plotted & pieced — fold, fallow, & plough; And áll trades, their gear & tackle & [Read More...]

An interesting interview with the lovely and gracious poet Luci Shaw A terrific poet and a wonderful Christian. [Read more...]

Continuing with Today’s Light Blogging and Thanksgiving Theme… Another piece I wrote some time ago: Pilgrim’s Progress [Read more...]

From the “People Who Live in Glass Houses” Dept. Um, when your name is dangerously close to sounding Like “Cretin” do you really want your people popping off like this? [Read more...]

A Washington Thanksgiving I wrote it a few years ago, but I’m still grateful. Now I’m grateful as well for my wife and children. The universe is full of grace, if you look. [Read more...]

The sensible Eve Tushnet on the Wrong-Headed Demand that Homosexuals Become Heterosexual Instead of Chaste [Read more...]