Political Theory

“A realistic political theory must begin not with rational adults calculating their interests but with the helpless infant who needs a network of love and care to become a rational adult.” – Nancy Pearcey

Social Action Danger

“Christ, I thought, would surely have me oppose what appeared an unjust [Vietnam] war. But the Movement, whatever its ideals, did a good deal of hating. And Christ, gradually, was pushed to the rear: Movement goals, not God, became first, in fact—not only for me but...

God

I was mildly stunned recently when I read about a Christian lawyer who argued that we should not wear masks to protect against COVID-19. His reasoning? We are made in God’s image and he doesn’t wear a mask. Apparently it didn’t occur to him that God has zero risk of...

Materialism

“We tend to think of materialism as a philosophy that places high value on the material world, because it claims that matter is all that exists. Yet, ironically, in reality it places a low value on the material world as purely particles in motion with no higher...