The Return of Rod Dreher

After a lengthy blogging exile during his tenure at the Templeton Foundation, Rod Dreher is back and blogging professionally, and still one of the best in the business.  The sheer amount of content Rod produces is mind boggling. If it’s been a while since you’ve read Dreher’s blog, or if you never have, check out [Read More...]

Anders Breivik as a Pragmatic Agnostic

Stephen Prothero writes at CNN that when ideas accomplish positive change, we speak of the power of ideas, but when ideas “do things we do not want them to do, as in Oslo,” then we pretend that ideas are powerless.  The contention that Anders Behring Breivik’s actions “had nothing to do with his Christian faith [Read More...]

Morning Links: Obama's Crumbling Base, Rod Dreher, Andrew Ferguson, Scot McKnight, and Higher Education

In the News 1.  ”New Polls Confirm Obama’s Democratic Base Crumbles.”  Michael Warren comments. 2. Andrew Ferguson with a rather devastating portrait of Jon Huntsman. 3.  Why are conservatives such a minority at so many graduate schools? 4.  Rod Dreher with an excellent piece on Anders Breivik and his “Christianity,” which makes some similar points [Read More...]

2008 was "Change"; will 2012 be "Change it Back"? — The Morning Report, 7/12/11

In the News 1.  James Pethokoukis on what will, I’m quite sure, be the central Republican argument in the 2012 election battle: The Republican charge is a body shot aimed right at the belly of President Barack Obama’s re-election effort: He made it worse. No, not that White House efforts at boosting the American economy [Read More...]


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