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Posts in category “Decline and Fall”

Ferguson Will Never Come Back

Whatever the cause or causes of the crisis in Ferguson, five, ten …

Posted August 18th, 2014

Missing California’s Water As Its Wells Run Dry

A friend who just moved from southern California to Dallas said his …

Posted August 18th, 2014

We Need Both Jeremiah & Benedict

I’d like to offer a further comment to my remarks last week …

Posted August 18th, 2014

Jeremiah Option Vs. Benedict Option

My TAC colleague Samuel Goldman penned a good piece yesterday positing the …

Posted August 14th, 2014

Opening The Gates Of Hell In The Mideast

Patrick Cockburn says we have done it. Excerpts: The main victor in …

Posted August 11th, 2014

Children As Commodities

More stories from a decadent world, one in which adults treat human …

Posted August 5th, 2014

Wanted: A Russian Hezbollah

The New Yorker‘s David Remnick has a great piece out describing the …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Richard Dawkins Passes His Sell-By Date

I had not realized that Richard Dawkins had turned into such a …

Posted July 31st, 2014

The Future Of Islam Under American Laïcité

This reader comment from the “Best Church For American Christianity In Exile” …

Posted July 29th, 2014

The Best Church For American Christianity In Exile

Carl Trueman states plainly what many of us American Christians see: that …

Posted July 29th, 2014

Christian Civilization’s Death Warrant

This is the telegram that the foreign minister of Austria-Hungary sent to …

Posted July 28th, 2014

T.S. Eliot On The Benedict Option

@roddreher Re Eliot and the Benedict Option. From ‘Modern Education and the …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Can Traditional Religion Survive A Wired World?

In a must-read column, Damon Linker explores the role that the Internet …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Against Whiggery, Or, Between Despair & Presumption

I’ve been thinking about an exchange I had on the comboxes yesterday …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Livin’ The Medieval Dream

Keith Ferrell farms in rural Virginia using only tools that were available …

Posted July 17th, 2014

T.S. Eliot On The Post-Christian Society

T.S. Eliot, from his The Idea Of A Christian Society, excerpted on …

Posted July 17th, 2014

Judge Not, Lest Ye Be Driving A Mercedes To The Food Bank

Here’s a powerful piece by a woman who had it all, and …

Posted July 14th, 2014