How Roe v. Wade Led to Decades of Anti-Intellectualism

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How the Abortion Lobby Abandoned Women

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Eastern Orthodoxy is Continually Evolving…and that’s a good thing

In one of Fr. Stephen De Young’s conversations with Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick on the Orthodox Engagement podcast, Fr, Stephen lamented the all-too-common tendency for Orthodox Christians in America to use Roman…

Theological Speculation is Good…But Prayer is More Important

One of the things I like about the Eastern Orthodox tradition, is that the monasteries and not the universities have been the seedbed of theological reflection. Theology is not simply a matter…

Archimandrite Zacharias on War

This week someone emailed me with the subject line “Let’s debate Russia.” In the body of the email he said, “I support Russia. Let’s set up a show about this.” It wasn’t…

Against Postmillennialism

In pointing out that we can affirm the principle of continuity between this age and the eschatological future, some readers have associated me with postmillennial theories of teachers like Douglas Wilson, Greg…

God’s Rulership is Mediated Through His Saints

From the beginning, God’s rule of the world was not direct but mediated, as Scripture shows Him ruling the world through a court of spiritual beings, or “heavenly hosts.” This is implicit…

How Information Fatigue Leads to Befuddlement…and what to do about it

After the breakout of hostilities in Ukraine, the first two people I spoke with declared confidently that Russia had not actually invaded Ukraine. Another person announced to me that the Ukrainian language…

The Era of Robot Enemies is Now

In 2015, I warned about our society’s imminent readiness to begin sanctioning marriages between humans and robots (see HERE and HERE). That future has now arrived. Well, almost. In her new book  12…

The Ukrainian Invasion and the Problem of Binary Thinking

One of the things I appreciate about the late Mary Midgley’s work is her attention to how myths and symbols influence the popular imagination. She showed that symbols, often in the form…

COVID-19 Brings Factory Mindset to Learning

From my article “School Futures: Questionable Assumptions About Virtual Education”: For politicians and economists who have been trained to think in cost-benefit terms, it has long seemed obvious that institutions of learning…

Modesty and the Irony of Sexual Revolution

In October I blogged about Wendy Shalit’s fascinating suggestion that there is a positive correlation, perhaps even a causal relationship, between modesty and sexual fulfilment. This hypothesis is intriguing because it stands…