Topic: intellectual

In the end, it came down to flags. It always does.In the final days of the campaign, it became all about nationhood. Arguments about sterling and the NHS and oil revenues faded into the background a ... discuss

Two generations ago, back when Gamal Abdel Nasser stirred the hearts of third world nationalists all over the globe, there was a term that gained widespread currency: Pan Arabism. Pan Arabism was the ... discuss

1953 Corvette 1954 Corvette                 In 1990, evolutionist Tim Berra used the “evolution” of Corvette models as an apt analogy to describe the existi ... discuss

Wesley J. SmithWesley J. Smith's latest offering in the 19 September 2014 edition of First Things online magazine appears under the title STANDING AGAINST THE "HUMAN DIGNITY DENIERS". See ht ... discuss

Let this brief video of an abolitionist preaching the law and the Gospel at the abortuary in Norman, OK, serve as a helpful reminder of two things:1) When you meet someone who asks you about the moral ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. Everyone knows the meaning of fornication as a sin of the flesh, the immoral use of the body that commits the sin of lust and violates the virtue of chastity. The human b ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 18, 2014 / 06:10 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At daily Mass, Pope Francis drew from the Gospel reading of the woman who washed Christ's feet with her tears – noting God's tender respon ... discuss

Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories, Volume I by Arthur Conan Doyle My rating: 3 of 5 starsThat this collection of detective stories is classic fiction is beyond question. Nevertheless, n ... discuss

President Obama's speech asking for popular and Congressional support for a war (of sorts) against ISIS bore many of the marks we've come to expect from those who share the president's liberal interna ... discuss

Lloyd Marcus by Lloyd Marcus: A white teacher said he routinely overhears vulgar and racist comments from students at an all black high school. I blame the black youth’s negative mindset on black ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Sep 16, 2014 / 04:31 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The preparatory catechesis document for the 2015 World Meeting of Families is a “wonderful” work that addresses Catholic family issue ... discuss

Ted Merrill, who has performed some abortions himself, talks about how students in one of his classes started to rethink their views on abortion, just because they were able to witness the development ... discuss

 Pro-Choice Students Rethink Abortion After Studying Chicken Embryos By Sarah Terzo 6 week human embryoTed Merrill, who has performed some abortions himself, talks about how students ... discuss

ASSOCIATE EDITOR Other, FT EmployeeRCL Benziger (Cincinnati, OH)We are seeking an Associate editor that will be responsible for the administration, protection and maintenance of company intellectual p ... discuss

I mentioned last year that work had begun on a memorial in Germany for the 300,000 people murdered by the Nazis for having mental and physical disabilities or chronic illnesses. That memorial finally ... discuss

Some pro-life activists say one of the best ways to get people to change their minds about supporting abortion would be to show an abortion procedure on television. Their contention is that the viscer ... discuss

The problem with all of this posturing is that the video released by TMZ does not really constitute new - or at least probative - evidence at all…. [W]e know from Rice’s own admission that ... discuss

"The Case for the Real Jesus" by former atheist Lee Strobel is a must-read for believers and skeptics alike. If upon completion of this thorough and comprehensive critique of Christianity's veracity, ... discuss

Text:  Matthew 18:1-20Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  Amen.In today’s current culture we tend to idealize childhood as this happy age of innocence.&n ... discuss

By: Lloyd Marcus A white teacher said he routinely overhears vulgar and racist comments from students at an all black high school. I blame the black youth’s negative mindset on blacks in the civ ... discuss

Lingayen, Philippines, Sep 7, 2014 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Filipino bishops' annual conference on social media, being held this month, will aim at promoting authentic encounters and at prepar ... discuss

Natural law is nothing else but a participation of the eternal law in a rational creature.  ~ Aquinas   . . . [T]he Law of Nature and of Nature’s God.  ~ Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independ ... discuss

Did you know Assyria was the world's first empire?It was located in what is today Syria and Iraq.It was mentioned by name in the Book of Genesis, chapter 1, verse 14:"And the name of the third rive ... discuss

(This is the first and what I hope will be a series of short book reviews of material that I have read over the past few months. I will rate each book on a scale of 1 to 5 lightbulbs depending upon ho ... discuss

By Brittany Higdon Pope Saint John Paul II wrote in his 1995 letter to women, “Transcending the established norms of his own culture, Jesus treated women with openness, respect, acceptance and tende ... discuss

Saw this post where Fr. Powell quoted Msgr. Pope's denunciation of nominalism.And I simply want to add my voice to the chorus.Nominalism sucks!The question is: what do we do about it?I often thin ... discuss

My practice of reading goes through phases. There are times where I just cannot get enough of the newest Christian books, and there are times where reading yet another Christian book seems alm ... discuss

Consecrated Bishop of Rome on 3 September AD 590 Living at a time when political and religious leadership in Europe often depended upon force of arms or strength of will more than the rule of law, G ... discuss

For starters, Rand is short for Randal, not an allusion to Ayn Rand, after whom Sen. Paul was not named by his libertarian (not Objectivist) father Ron Paul. Reportedly, growing up he was called Randy ... discuss

TweetBy Kyle Van RuitenbergI have a lot of siblings: four sisters and two brothers. They all have their unique characters, like every human does. Some are married. Some are still single. But one of th ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: For starters, Rand is short for Randal, not an allusion to Ayn Rand, after whom Sen. Paul was not named by his libertarian (not Objectivist) father Ron Paul. Rep ... discuss

by Phil Kerpen, Contributing Author: I recently published two stories about outspoken, committed socialists: one, an active member of the Industrial Workers of the World running for U.S. Senate and t ... discuss

Credit:  deepertruthblog.blogspot.comI have written here more than once that I am fearful that there is a great schism building up in the Catholic Church.  I feel it is coming from the tradi ... discuss

Aurelius Augustinus, Augustine of Hippo, or Saint Augustine (November 13, 354 – August 28, 430) was one of the most important figures in the development of Western Christianity, there considered to ... discuss

Dr. Bill Smith, Editor:  Get your favorite refreshment and digest read this "meat and potatoes" digest by Nelson Heltberg.  It is indeed time for the establishment of a "Proper Foreign Polic ... discuss

A commentary from Cumberland AdvisorsIn the wake of the beheading of Steven Foley and the subsequent admission of Hamas that they kidnapped and murdered the three Israeli teenagers, headlines abound ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary time(Click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites.You are like whitewashed tombs, which appear b ... discuss

By Joe Kral Otto Van Bismarck was once famously said, “Politics is the art of the possible”. But just because something is possible does not mean it should be done. In 2011, a debate emerged among ... discuss

By Peter Kwasniewski, Ph.D. Back in 1997, I was browsing a bookshop and came upon a book that truly shocked and horrified me. A feminist theologian had written a book wherein she argued that the two g ... discuss

Oh boy! Seriously, who knew that gaming culture has been so taken over and terrorized by the PC police, apparently now called Social Justice Warriors. What a joke. Those fools aren’t warring aga ... discuss

Look, I don’t like the Grammar Nazi any more than the next guy, but that’s the guy who nitpicks other folks’ usages to make himself feel superior. Occasionally, however, grammar inte ... discuss

First... it's been several months since my last post. I didn't realize it was that long!Ah, life. May involved my oldest daughter graduating from college and a trip to California for that. June saw a ... discuss

Poor Richard Dawkins, he's a bright lad, but he just can't help stepping in it, can he?Now he's gone and insulted those of us who love our sons and daughters with Down syndrome by suggesting we should ... discuss

There is an interesting psychological phenomenon that was identified in 1972 called "Groupthink". Wikipedia [HERE] gives us the definition:Groupthink is a psychological phenomenon that occurs within ... discuss

I'm quoting extensively here but, it's so true:Now with Pope Francis the cafeteria Catholics are the conservatives. They splutter and fume at Pope Francis. He’s the pope, but they disagree with him ... discuss

By Mark Bradford, President, Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, USA Chloe Kondrich prays as Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signs "Chloe's Law" (used with permission of ... discuss

Believe me when I tell you that attempting to reply to Justin Edwards' hit pieces about abolitionism has been a trying affair, but we nevertheless find ourselves at the end, as today we will answer ... discuss

Note: All of the quotes below come from my personal books and are not copy and paste from some other blog. Please feel free to use them, for they are not mine, but- a link back would sure be appreciat ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation ma ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

Note: All of the quotes below come from my personal books and are not copy and paste from some other blog. Please feel free to use them, for they are not mine, but- a link back would sure be appreciat ... discuss

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

A Reading: The Anti-Christ, Friedrich Nietzsche Here is Friedrich Nietzsche’s great masterpiece The Anti-Christ, wherein Nietzsche attacks Christianity as a blight on humanity. Book for sale here: ... discuss

One thing is for certain: we all find ourselves, either consciously or unconsciously, immersed in an ocean of turbulent societal anxiety. This is not the turmoil and anxiety caused by any one particul ... discuss

Before reading, please read our initial reply to Justin Edwards, then our response to part 1 of his series about Abolish Human Abortion and the Church Repent project.Edwards continues his unhelpful cr ... discuss

Now that I am back to blogging, by God's grace, I would like to try to post something "new" every day. Here on Jordan's View my preference has been to offer fresh, original content, but I need to be ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It is easy to go down into Hell; night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide; but to climb back again, to retrace one’s steps to the upper air – there’s the rub, the task.  ~ ... discuss

4. What is your opinion on the current intellectual state of the modern church? Some apologists have begun to heavily criticize it. I think there is no question that there are vast stretches of ignora ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

"Warped mind" she says (below). I say her thoughts are a mirror into which it would behoove Americans to gaze long and hard. I resided in the State of Apathy for far too long - What can one person p ... discuss

by Samuel Gregg June 12, 2014 (Public Discourse) - One hardly need say that religious liberty is a subject of some urgency for many Christians today. In some cases, it is literally a matter of life an ... discuss

by Eric Metaxas June 5, 2014 (BreakPoint) - Every spring for the past 27 years, writers and other intellectuals have gathered in the Welsh town of Hay “to think about the world as it is,” ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

When my dad's brother died in 2004, he had been the Irish Augustinian with the longest tenure as a missionary in Australia.  Yet, that 30 years did not even constitute half of his 70 year priesth ... discuss

Do abolitionists put God in a box? Tony Miano seems to think so. In a recent blog article, Miano takes issue with a flowchart diagram recently shared from the AHA Facebook page. This is not the fir ... discuss

John Shore is a sometime author, Huff-n-Puff blogger, and former "rabid anti-Christian" who claims to have become a Christian after hearing a cartoon voice in a rarely used supply closet at work.No, I ... discuss

From the invaluable New Liturgical Movement:http://www.newliturgicalmovement.org/2013/08/q-with-dom-mark-daniel-kirby-on.html#.Uy5ZF0nD_4gDom Mark Daniel Kirby, prior of Silverstream Priory, recently ... discuss

Monster Privilege. (© 2013 garsedj)Tal Fortgang is sick of being told to “check your privilege”. Fortgang, 20, is a sophomore at Princeton, which is just liberal enough to suffer a paper/website ... discuss

This article has appeared, in a slightly altered form, on my personal blog.I want to be clear about something, first. I don't consider myself a philosopher in the academic sense. I guess you could con ... discuss

Tony Miano recently wrote an article titled "Abortion Abolition is Not the Gospel". As far as that goes, we agree with Miano: abolition is not the Gospel. We have said the same thing ourselves on num ... discuss

The early part of the 20th century was a dynamic time in the U.S., and one of the major changes for the country was the introduction of number of eugenics programs.  The goal of these programs wa ... discuss

We are frequently contacted by students inquiring about the best resources for writing a research paper on Margaret Sanger.  Perhaps the best place to start is Dan Flynn's thoroughly researc ... discuss

“Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.” Proverbs 23:23What is truth? "Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sa ... discuss

John Zmirak writes a provocative article on the clique of us orthodox Catholics.John writes that in today's Church, only about five per cent of Catholics are genuinely orthodox, but that causes proble ... discuss

A whole lifetime is far too short to survey the intellectual and spiritual riches left to us by Saint Thomas Aquinas. He is best studied bite sized chunk by bite sized chunk. Here is such a chunk that ... discuss

Hello, First Thoughtsters! One of the things I’ll be carrying over from my blogging for Postmodern Conservative, now that it’s been incorporated into First Thoughts, is “Carl&rsqu ... discuss

One difference between postmodern conservatives and other contributors to First Thoughts has to do with being influenced by Leo Strauss.Each pomoncon can speak for himself (or herself). But I would sa ... discuss

The biblical master narrative serves as a framework for the cognitive principles that allow the formation of an authentically Christian worldview. Many Christians rush to develop what they will call a ... discuss

In yet another painful example of judicial overreach, last week a federal judge imperiously ruled against Oklahoma's constitutional amendment which defines marriage as between a man and woman.Folks, t ... discuss

Can women have careers without neglecting their children? Can women have children without neglecting their intellectual gifts? In short, can women have it all? My mother taught me that the answer was ... discuss

The Food and Drug Administration has cleared a first-of-a-kind blood test that can help predict intellectual disabilities in infants by analyzing their genetic code. Original PostingRead more →T ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

The March Hare with Alice, the Dormouse,and the Hatter from Alice’s Adventuresin Wonderland (Photo credit: Wikipedia) by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: One year ago, between the re-election ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

"Mission-Driven Business Education" was attended by more than 30 scholars from universities across the United States from January 2-4. Original PostingRead more →The post Business Education Meet ... discuss

NEW YORK CITY, NY --- The Episcopal Church's COO, Bishop Stacy Sauls announced this week that Katharine Jefferts Schori, the church's Presiding Bishop, had "abolished sin" after we ... discuss

The Vatican felt compelled on Tuesday to deny that Pope Francis had “abolished sin”, after a well-known Italian intellectual wrote that he had effectively done so through his words and gestu ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss

You might say that Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger, was the mother of the birth control movement and the grandmother of the abortion industry. She would have embraced the first title and ... discuss

An incensed critic recently offered his thoughts on my post, "Bill O'Reilly and His Comments on Drones: A False Characterization?" Vitriol aside, one will actually find an interesting counter-argumen ... discuss

(Editorial published 11/13)Let me unceremoniously come to the point. Objective research clearly demonstrates that Common Core is a terribly misguided and destructive program intended to standardize po ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenOur 21st century cultural landscape is littered with the casualties of the Sexual Revolution, even though if you’ve been listening exclusively to its propaganda arms, the m ... discuss

I recently discovered this fairly small book, written by five members from the Translation Oversight Committee for the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible. The foreword of the book was written by the ... discuss

For once there is something that the President is trying to get accomplished, that the Democrats and Republicans in Congress are actually standing against. For once, this is a very good thing. This co ... discuss

Short version of my advice:First, grab the attention of your audience with a compelling introduction. Second, announce the topic of your talk. Third, tell your listeners why your topic matters. Fourth ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Search is on for two men from Xinjiang and four cars with the license plates from the region. It could have been a suicide terrorist attack . Uyghur intellectual calls for more caution. AsiaNews sourc ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

It always starts innocently enough; campaign signs start to pop up in lawns throughout the neighborhood, folks collecting petition signatures start haunting the entrances to stores around town, and lo ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

When I was a freshman at Thomas Aquinas College, I had a very lowly work study job, or at least it felt like it. I came with pretty strong secretarial skills, so they put me in the "Development Office ... discuss

“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and e ... discuss

  To the sad, frustrated young mother who feels like a failure and thinks maybe it was all a mistake after all, you aren’t cut out for being a mommy, or you wouldn’t be crying so hard tod ... discuss

Matt’s lastest publication in a book arrived by courier today. The book is Virtues in Action: New Essays in Applied Virtue Ethics; it is an an edited collection of new work in applied virtue e ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: On the conservative side of the political spectrum, we frequently refer to liberals as “low information voters”, a nice way of saying they are stupid. From their ... discuss

By: Cliff Kincaid Accuracy in Media Even before CNN falsely claimed that Iranian President Rouhani had denounced the Holocaust by name during his interview with Christiane Amanpour, Fareed Zakaria was ... discuss

The Church today has a troubled relation to the academy and media. The reasons are quite basic. Secular intellectual authorities believe they stand for a way of understanding the world, free unprejudi ... discuss

Columbia University’s copy is not working at the time of this post, so it’s being republished here. — Text of Address by Alexander Solzhenitsyn at Harvard Class Day Afternoon Exercis ... discuss

September 30th is the feast of St. Jerome. Translator of the Bible into its official Latin version (the Vulgate), brilliant scholar, monk, traveller, teacher, letter writer, and consultant to Popes an ... discuss

Jerome was the foremost biblical scholar of the ancient Church. His translation of the Bible, along with his commentaries and homilies on the biblical books, have made him a major intellectual force i ... discuss

The Church could certainly do a better job of teaching about the love and mercy of God, but the Protestant Reformation - and the ensuing intellectual and doctrinal anarchism - hasn't helped.… Re ... discuss

Brethren, Peace and Good to all of you. This, according to the Catholic News Service: Pope (E) Benedict XVI  (CNS/Paul Haring) VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- In a letter to an atheist Italian mathem ... discuss

The Saint of the Day for September 24 is Blessed Anton Martin Slomshek. Anton Martin Slomshek who was born November 26, 1800 at Ponikva, Slovenia is the first Slovenian to be beatified. Slomshek is ... discuss

Lander, Wyo., Sep 22, 2013 / 04:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As a new academic year begins, Wyoming Catholic College’s new president believes that his school offers students an education meant to int ... discuss

 It is with great sadness to report that Graziano Freschi, one of the finest volunteers for 40 days for life in London died earlier this week of a heart attack in Malaysia. Anyone who m ... discuss

by Steve Jalsevac Pope Francis certainly has a way of stirring things up, as we can see again from today's report on his lengthy interview with the Jesuit magazine America. That magazine, by the w ... discuss

(Pat Condell, photo source:http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/sEsWO4xep44/mqdefault.jpgPat Condell, U.K."Name the poisonby Pat Condell • photo: What are we afraid of? The news report in ques ... discuss

In these last few months, the world has seen what happens when an intellectual lightweight faces off against an unscrupulous post-Marxist survivor like Putin.… Read the restThe post The Impostor ... discuss

o'dacity has hope to 'fundamentallly change' and end 3,000 years of bloodshed in the region.  I suspect o'mam is counting on the opposite. -- rfh From: American Minute S ... discuss

THE MAN FROM ISSACHAR An Address Delivered in the City of Washington, D.C. upon the inauguration of Russell D. Moore as President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern B ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: “Liberalism has become an ugly blend of sanctimony, self-interest, and social connections,” writes Fred Seigel whose credentials include being a senior fellow at ... discuss

At the end of August, I presented "The Case for Life" to 200 students ranging from grades 7 to 12. The presentation went well — it was the hour following it, during which students approached me at ... discuss

Dan Savage launches campaign urging Christians to upload videos supporting homosexuality Yes, people professing to be Christians can say they support homosexual relations. But even the most cursor ... discuss

I've noticed that there's a lot of people who like to present themselves as a revolutionary, or "outside-the-box" intellectual. Of course, in reality, they aren't.This drives me bleeding mad.Summer ha ... discuss

  Personalized pornography: the explosive growth of ‘sexting’ among teens by Jonathon van Maren ... discuss

from Austin Ruse of C-FAMImagine you are all alone. There are lots of people around you but still you are all alone. No one comes to be your friend. At school you eat alone. After school your only fri ... discuss

By Fr. Brian Thomas Becket Mullady, O.P. There are a number of philosophical theories about the origin of human society. There are two extreme positions. One is the Social Contract theory dear to Hobb ... discuss

What does an American Evangelical journeying into Confessional Lutheran thought look like?  How long is the journey and what are the challenges?Below is a conclusive summary of an American Evange ... discuss

As many of you know, I have been working on a Major Applied Research Project over the last two years examining the journey of American Evangelicals into Confessional Lutheran thought. After examining ... discuss

As many of you know, I have been working on a Major Applied Research Project over the last two years examining the journey of American Evangelicals into Confessional Lutheran thought. After ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenThe embarrassing political troubles of the unfortunately but aptly named former Congressman Anthony Weiner has catapulted the term “sexting” into cultural consciousness o ... discuss

Children, according to Miss Mason: Are born persons have an affinity for God Have both good and evil tendencies, have powers (strengths or abilities) common to all Need a bracing, not too stimulating, ... discuss

From college-funded sex-change operations to the supposed Republican “war on women,” conservative student groups nationwide are addressing tough issues—and taking on the stale groupthink that ty ... discuss

Chicago, Ill., Aug 25, 2013 / 04:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Francis George of Chicago’s “intellectual vigor” and “forceful defense of the Church” may be why Pope Fr ... discuss

Richard Baxter was born in Rowton, England in 1615, the only son of Beatrice and Richard Baxter, Sr. His father was converted when Baxter was about 10 years old, which he says God used to prepare ... discuss

The War Against Population: The Economics and Ideology of Population Control by Jacqueline Kasun My rating: 5 of 5 stars A host of issues such as poverty, hunger, AIDS, and Global Warming have been ... discuss

By Judie Brown, American Life League: A couple of headlines recently caught my attention, both suggesting that Americans are fundamentally out of touch with basic facts. The first reads: “Amon ... discuss

In the wake of a rising tide of pro-life sentiments and sensibilities in America, the utter bankruptcy of thepro-abortion position is being revealed, especially in its more militant forms. The pro- ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Joseph Nicolosi, Ph.D, a Catholic, is a clinical psychologist at the Thomas Aquinas Psychological Clinic in Encino, California. In 1992, he and two psychiatrists founded NARTH ... discuss

Is Pope Francis' first encyclical, Lumen fidei, in line with Tradition? DICI examines the text and gives some conclusions.  The following is directly quoted from that source. Lumen f ... discuss

by John Jalsevac July 19, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Swedish study has found that children conceived with a certain type of in vitro fertilization (IVF) have a 51 percent increased risk of inte ... discuss

by John Jalsevac July 19, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Swedish study has found that children conceived with a certain type of in vitro fertilization (IVF) have a 51 percent increased risk of inte ... discuss

By squeaker A lot of the problems surrounding immodest dress stems from an incomplete realization, by both women and men, of just how weak men can be when it comes to visual distractions. Most Catholi ... discuss

A blogger named Frank Turk recently decided to post a three-part critique of Abolish Human Abortion. We will post a fuller reply in coming days and weeks (God willing), but just for the benefit and ... discuss

Theologically bizarre, cliché ridden diatribe equates abortion with God’s gift of free will Maybe if she would have actually read Father Frank’s letter. Perhaps if Nancy Pelosi would just ... discuss

Feministe has a guest post by Melissa Weininger which is entitled, "How My Miscarriage Made Me More Pro-Choice" in which Weininger attempts to explain how her initial sadness over her miscarriage is a ... discuss

J.P. Moreland has written a book that should be read by all Christians. The book I am talking about here is: Title: Love Your God With All Your Mind: The Role of Reason in the Life of the Soul.Publis ... discuss

At long last we have an explanation for the Eric Holder appointment. A recently uncovered memo has revealed the hiring practices of the Department of Justice focus on employing those with intellectual ... discuss

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"Although I was an emotionally abused child, and a sexually abused teenager, I believe the worst abuse was inflicted by the judicial system. In retrospect, I was exploited by two self-interested attor ... discuss

“Compassion and Choices” wants Arizona and other states to pass laws that allow doctors to poison their patients. They used to be “the Hemlock Society” but now they call themse ... discuss

Jerome Lejeune was born in France in 1926. Captivated at the age of 13 by Dr. Benassis, the hero of Balzac's novel 'The Country Doctor', he too wanted to become a country doctor, dedicated to the care ... discuss

This is an attempt to outline 6 of SOME of the best things in life. There are many others for sure, but I limit myself to these. They cost almost nothing but yet are so enriching.1. Silence:The i-seri ... discuss




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