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Posts in category “Religion”

Race, Culture, Rotherham

How do we keep ourselves from seeing what we don’t want to see?

Posted August 29th, 2014

A Response From Vandy’s Misfit Christian

Why creeds matter, despite what the university thinks.

Posted August 27th, 2014

What Do Near-Death Experiences Tell Us?

Reader Tim G. passes along this fascinating 2012 essay by neuroscientist Mario …

Posted August 21st, 2014

Will Modern Orthodoxy Make It? Will Any Traditional Religion?

If you ask me, Modern (Jewish) Orthodoxy is the ideal Benedict Option …

Posted August 21st, 2014

Beauty And Transfiguration

For us Orthodox Christians following the Old Calendar, today is the Feast …

Posted August 19th, 2014

The Seven Sleepers Revered By Muslims & Christians

Here’s something odd and wonderful. Tonight at the vespers service, we commemorated …

Posted August 16th, 2014

Jeremiah Option Vs. Benedict Option

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

Posted August 14th, 2014

We Had Better Start Getting Religion

… in the sense of understanding religion. So says Damien Thompson of …

Posted August 13th, 2014

The Mysterious Woman In Black

Ivan Plis says this story has me all over it, and he’s …

Posted July 31st, 2014

The Virus Of Poverty Culture

If you haven’t seen Brenda Ann Kenneally’s amazing photographs of poor young …

Posted July 30th, 2014

The Future Of Islam Under American Laïcité

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

Posted July 29th, 2014

Broke Pastors, Broken Ministry Model

David Wheeler writes about middle-class pastors becoming a thing of the past …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Hobby Lobby & ‘The Bad Old Days’

Did you catch Brett McDonnell’s essay arguing that the left made a …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

When Wahhabism Was Western

Reader Anastasia sends this fascinating blog post by Philip Jenkins, commenting  iconoclasm …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

American Laïcité, Or, Religion As Tobacco

Erin Manning on how America is losing its former idea of religion …

Posted July 21st, 2014

The Sharia Supreme Court

Did you know that the five Supreme Court justices who voted in …

Posted July 19th, 2014

Obama To Religious ‘Bigots’: Drop Dead

This just in: President Barack Obama plans to sign executive orders Monday …

Posted July 18th, 2014