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Lessons in Ownership From Hobbes

What an Irish Setter Puppy has taught me about stewardship and limits

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The LGBT vs. Orthodox Christianity War

On the Benedict Option and prospects for civil peace

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When Good Samaritans Get Ticketed

Feeding the homeless is more difficult than you may think.

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Cities for People—or Cars?

New Urbanism rediscovers centuries of walkable wisdom.

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Gay Marriage and the Miscegenation Analogy

It may be more potent than you’d think – but perhaps not in the way that you’d think.

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Long Live the Personal Library

Why collecting books is a timeless and life-altering pursuit

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No Marriage Is an Island

How a revival of “spiritual friendship” can help spouses as well as singles.

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