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Power Line on What ever happened to the “Duke 88”? The “Duke 88” consisted of 88 Duke professors who signed an ad which implicitly assumed that Duke lacrosse players raped a black stripper, an allegation that proved to be entirely […]
Steven Greenhut, author of the new book Plunder! How Public Employee Unions Are Raiding Treasuries, Controlling Our Lives And Bankrupting The Nation, has a column on the plundering of California.
A review of Roger Scruton’s I Drink Therefore I Am: A Philosopher’s Guide to Wine.
New Research: Why Never Spanking Might Be Worse for Kids Than Spanking Them.
A couple weeks ago I heard a news report that social network site Facebook now surfaces as a key factor in about 20% of divorce cases. This Psychology Today article explains how to effectively deal with the return of “lost […]
Religion Dispatches on Religion at Decade’s End. This time around, there’s no escaping the fact that our collective feet are now planted firmly in the twenty-first century. And it is worth reflecting on what this dawning perspective (of seeing ourselves […]
Atlantic on The Science of Success. Most of us have genes that make us as hardy as dandelions: able to take root and survive almost anywhere. A few of us, however, are more like the orchid: fragile and fickle, but […]
The New Yorker profiles Whole Foods’ C.E.O. John Mackey.
J. Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu on Did Jesus Wear Designer Robes? here. Peter L. Berger responds here.
Edward Feser provide a three-part critique of Paul Churchland’s textbook Matter and Consciousness. Part I, Part II, Part III.
Christianity Today lists the top 10 news stories of 2009. And here’s their top ten theology stories of 2009.
Nathan Martin begins an interview with Os Guinness.
Our Government investment in green tech. Despite the obvious risk of failure, the Energy Department ultimately has plans to spend $40 billion in grants and loans over coming years so federal bureaucrats can play venture capitalist. The National Federation of […]
The End of the Education Debate. The education-reform debate as we have known it for a generation is creaking to a halt. No new way of thinking has emerged to displace those that have preoccupied reformers for a quarter-century — […]
Here’s an excerpt (pdf) of Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview, and Cultural Formation by James K. A. Smith.
Has there been a truce in the battles over religion and culture? E.J. Dionne thinks so. It is 2009’s quiet story — quiet because it’s about what didn’t happen, which can be as important as what did. In this highly […]