Monthly Archives: May 2010

American Religion

Peter J. Leithart has a good post here regarding a book by Carolyn Marvin and David Ingle and their claim that nationalism is a religion. We might do well on a day like today (Memorial Day) to reflect, not only … Continue reading

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We are all Libertarians now

Mark Lilla has a very good essay here regarding how libertarianism has become the true defining political mindset of American culture. For me he shows how the Left and Right are really two sides to the same modernist coin. This … Continue reading

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David B. Hart

Whether one likes him or not, David Bentley Hart is, I believe, one of America’s best theologians/philosophers. One can disagree or agree with him–what one cannot do is dismiss him. Here are some great video interviews with Dr. Hart where … Continue reading

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"The Secular is Religious"

It has probably become obvious to anyone who knows me or reads this blog (the few who do) but if anyone has ever wondered what approach I take as far as addressing atheism it is summed up here by Jamie … Continue reading

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God the Loser

This book (Mary Eberstadt) looks like a very funny read. It is satire similar to C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters. I haven’t read it but it’s going on my Amazon wish list. The book is a series of letters to … Continue reading

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