Salvation occurs as the Gnostic awakens (ahem!) to the prison house he is in and breaks free (violently if need be) from his prison.
Distasteful as it might be, Americans of nearly identical economic, religious, and political beliefs lived in a Union where they could own another human in one state, and could not in another.
Progressives are outraged that a new HBO series will depict a modern-day Confederacy. But they have more in common with the Confederacy than they realize.
The idea that a certain class is inevitably criminal and should be shorn of the potential to repopulate itself is toxic. Yet it persists.
George Neumayr’s book, ‘The Political Pope,’ laments Francis’ embrace of liberalism and walks a fine line between just criticism and jeremiad.
The historian and social critic knew that the political and cultural movements of the Sixties would have long-lasting consequences for American democracy.
Opposing a political nomination on religious grounds is contrary to our nation’s founding principles of tolerance, equality, and entitlement to the goods and services of others.
While people like J.K. Rowling who react to name-calling mean well, their case for civility is undermined by their own political philosophy and ethical propositions.
Early American progressives believed the nation needed to harness the moral urgency of warfare and direct it towards alarming Americans into expanding government.
Over time, progressive teachers have created acolytes who see themselves not as critical thinkers, but as crusaders for a leftist agenda.
European churches marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year are also marking the end of Christianity on the continent.
It is clear that the Democratic Party has to choose whether it will be open to abortion limits, but it is not clear which choice will ultimately help them compete politically.
Margaret Atwood’s novel condemns the fundamentalist vices of the Right, just as Aldous Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’ addressed perilous tendencies of the Left.
Eugenics was not a fringe theory. It was taught without controversy in colleges and high schools across the country and a consensus of scientists attested to its validity.
Progressives hate Steve Bannon’s fascination with a book that suggests history is cyclical. It undermines a progressive worldview that yearns for utopia.
The latest Mike Pence furor is not really a clash of political ideologies. It’s a clash of anthropologies, a clash of two incompatible worldviews about human nature.
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