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Posts in category “Religion”

Why It’s So Hard To Talk About Theism & Atheism

Adam Gopnik is one of my very favorite essayists, but when he …

Posted April 23rd, 2014

Church That’s Hard

The deacon who’s been staying with us for Holy Week posted that …

Posted April 21st, 2014

God Frozen Out Of Disney Movies

A reader tipped me off to the fascinating interview Terry Gross did …

Posted April 10th, 2014

Internet Porn & The Decline Of Faith

Joel J. Miller takes note of a new study positing the decline …

Posted April 9th, 2014

Reductionism & The Radio In Your Head

I’m a fan of Jeffrey Kripal, the Rice University religion professor, who …

Posted April 3rd, 2014

Holy War On Right-Wing Error

  In the latest dispatch from the Error Has No Rights front, …

Posted March 31st, 2014

Why You, Young Person, Should Take Religion Seriously

In a Guide To Life essay for young adults fresh out of …

Posted March 29th, 2014

The Architectural Spirit Of The Liturgy

Wilfred McClay, in Why Place Matters: As Winston Churchill famously declared during …

Posted March 26th, 2014

The Absurdity Of The Hobby Lobby Case

In case you missed it, Patrick Deneen’s TAC essay about the absurdity …

Posted March 26th, 2014

In The Witch Temple

Edward Hower, a skeptical American, visits a “witch temple” in rural India, …

Posted March 25th, 2014

Do You Really Want To Be Orthodox?

The following is a letter that the late English Orthodox nun Mother …

Posted March 25th, 2014

Christianity, Collapse, & The Benedict Option

Bad news for the future of Catholicism in America, according to the …

Posted March 19th, 2014

Andrei Linde Wins The Sweepstakes

I was traveling most of the day yesterday, and only got to …

Posted March 19th, 2014

The Religion Of Secularism

Spengler reviews Jody Bottum’s new book. Excerpt: Joseph Bottum, by contrast, examines …

Posted March 18th, 2014

Religious Liberty And The Sacrament Of Sexual Freedom

If I’m reading this Emily Bazelon essay correctly, she thinks she’s defending …

Posted March 17th, 2014

Reaching The American Liberal Utopia

A friend on the left sent this critique of the contemporary left …

Posted March 12th, 2014

Douthat: Religious Liberty In Sully’s Hands

Ross Douthat has some interesting things to add to the gay rights/religious …

Posted March 11th, 2014