A Conversation with James Parente
On you shelves I see books on Latin literature in the Middle Ages, on the formation of Christendom in antiquity ... how they balanced their love of Greco-Roman culture with Christian culture. Then I began looking broadly at European humanism—how that ...
Inventing Freedom. How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World
and the English Bill of Rights created by the Glorious Revolution of 1689. Hannan reminds us that the Colonists did not understand “revolution” as the destruction of the old and the creation of the new, as would happen in France and later Russia ...
F*** 'em if they can't take a joke
I even shared it with a select few (OK, just Laurence Simon), who said he was going to post it, but he never did. How about stuff that's pretty ... I don't recall massive Christian riots over them, burning buildings and calling for death.
The Strange Idea that Religion Evolved Towards Christianity
These surviving non-Christian religions aren’t “evolving” into Christianity, and the dominant monotheisms are still exerting massive political and cultural power to wipe them out. Finally, returning to the pernicious idea of he-man warrior-pagans who ...
The Dying (No, Really) Of Liberal Protestantism
But I largely agree with the point Russell Moore makes in this passage from the story: Not every conservative religious leader is ... Liberals are not happy about being the losers in the clash of Christian civilizations. In fact, according to Wellman ...