Culture

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Songs of Prohibition’s Poison

Hillbilly artists diagnosed Jamaica Ginger Paralysis before the professionals did.

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Fighting the Pro-Choice Narrative

Pro-life advocates, especially women, need to tell their own stories of empowerment and hope.

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The Loss of the Contemplative Self

Do we fixate on the virtual to avoid the real?

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Summer Is For Reading

Books offer as much enchantment as summer camp, and as many (or more) lasting memories.

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When Christianities Collide

Persecuted churches of the East need dialogue with the West.

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There’s Still Hope For Millennials

Moving back home needn’t be a dead end or sign of prolonged adolescence.

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The Immature Generation

Why today’s extended adolescence may become a permanent reality.

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Stephen Masty, RIP

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The First Dystopia

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A Note on the Limits of Pluralism

Voluntary associations can threaten freedom, but this does not prove the need for a centralized state.