Monthly Archives: August 2010

Articles I read this morning, 8.11

George Weigel comments today on the anniversary of the SCOTUS decision in Harris v. McRae which upheld the Hyde Amendment. Justice Potter Stewart wrote for the majority, saying “Regardless of whether the freedom of a woman to choose to terminate … Continue reading

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Why liberals should listen to the pope

I am always amazed at how nearly universal is the poor reception the Pope gets from liberal elites. The man is one of the greatest living intellects in the world. He is careful, patient and charitable. He holds various positions … Continue reading

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Sexual politics

So why are some Christians so invested in cultural battles over sexual ethics and sexual politics? The common claim is that we Christians are just prudes. But my interests in the matter stem from a belief that our mode of … Continue reading

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Music and the abuse of women

Joe Carter has an interesting article in First Things today called “Our Abusive Balladeers”. He discusses the misogyny of so much rap music (Eminem is the example used) and its cultural danger but contrasts it nicely with them moral compass … Continue reading

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Official Relaunch of my Blog

Let’s call this is the official relaunch of my blog, though in the past it has never really gotten off the ground so “relaunch” is generous. I’ve tinkered with the style of it and am mostly happy with how it … Continue reading

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A much unheralded return

After spending most of my blogging time (and I spent a lot of time) on SHAFT over the last year or so, I’ve decided to take a step back from there. For the near future, I intend to resurrect this … Continue reading

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