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The First Time-Bomb

In 1999, George Wiegel described the Theology of the Body as a time-bomb. This could be the second time in history that this theology blows things up.

More Leakage of Reality

Daniel Moynihan might feel the way Millennials and Gen-Z view the Hamas terrorist attack illustrates what he called “the leakage of reality from American life.”

The Second Creative Minority

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks said the sons of Judah in Babylonian exile were “history’s first creative minority.” You might be surprised to learn who were the second creative minority.

Savagery and Snowflakes

The savagery of Hamas terrorists this past week stands in sharp contrast to the snowflakes at Harvard.

Deliver Us From Evil

This Tuesday, October 10th, is the 178th anniversary of the founding of the U. S. Naval Academy. So I thought we’d consider why an Academy grad (and good friend) feels American Christianity has gone soft on war and evil.

Gated Communities

According to Tom Holland, the Christian revolution began just outside one of the world’s first gated communities.

Syncing Calendars

Believe it or not, synching calendars with friends, family; even businesses worldwide, is a Christian idea.

I’m No Hero

C. S. Lewis said he believed in Christianity because by it, he saw everything. If you’re a fan of Lewis, does your “everything” include how Christianity introduced a new breed of hero?

What Defines a Generation?

Jean Twenge has written an important book on the differences between America’s five most recent generations. But she overlooks what has defined all generations since Genesis.

A Labor of Love

This past Saturday (September 2nd) of Labor Day weekend marked the 75th anniversary of the death of J. R. R. Tolkien, a man who labored to write The Lord of the Rings trilogy.