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The Difference

An FAQ on the Difference Between Mormonism and Biblical Christianity. See here.

Exactly Right

Exactly right. The Media Loses Readers and Viewers to its Own Radicalism. Whether it’s Newsweek being sold to the husband of a Democratic congresswoman for a dollar, or ABC deciding to turn This Week into a BBC program by turning […]

Luther’s Contribution

The Economist reviews German: Biography of a Language by Ruth H. Sanders. The book notes Martin Luther’s contribution to the German language. Luther’s genius was to infuse his translation with the words he heard on the street in his bit […]

Good Explanation

A good explanation for why so many Americans don’t think Obama is a Christian.

A Scandal

God, the Gospel, and Glenn Beck by Russell D. Moore. A Mormon television star stands in front of the Lincoln Memorial and calls American Christians to revival. He assembles some evangelical celebrities to give testimonies, and then preaches a God […]

American Taliban

The Daily Beast reviews American Taliban by Markos Moulitsas.

Dirty Secret

Joel Brinkley: Afghanistan’s Dirty Little Secret. Western forces fighting in southern Afghanistan had a problem. Too often, soldiers on patrol passed an older man walking hand-in-hand with a pretty young boy. Their behavior suggested he was not the boy’s father. […]

Unlikely Alliance

Robert Eugene Simmons Jr.: The Left’s Unlikely Alliance with Islam. As we look around the world at the countries that practice Islam as a state religion, it is almost incomprehensible that the left should defend Islam so fervently. We don’t […]

Long History

Robert Fulford: The Long History of Anti-Semitism in Muslim Lands. See here.

Living Simple

Elizabeth Drescher: Why Living Simple is So Hard. See here.

Conservatism

Why Conservatives Should Read Marx by Jonny Thakkar. See here.

Despair

The Despair of Zion by Walter Reich. Any effort to bring peace between Israelis and Palestinians must reckon with the fact that bitter experience has taught many Israelis to doubt that their foes want a lasting concord. Read the rest […]

Atheist Doctors

“Doctors without religious beliefs more likely to help patients to die.” Atheist doctors are almost twice as likely to take decisions that speed up death for very ill patients as those who are deeply religious, research has found. Those with […]

Human Values

Sam Harris asks and answers questions regarding his forthcoming book The Moral Landscape.

Loners

America: Land of Loners? Science-fiction writers make the best seers. In the late 1950s far-sighted Isaac Asimov imagined a sunny planet called Solaria, on which a scant 20,000 humans dwelt on far-flung estates and visited one another only virtually, by […]

Not the Answer

An excellent article by Reuel Marc Gerecht, Moderate Muslims Are Not the Answer.

Lobby

The Uncircumcised Israel Lobby: What Jews Misunderstand About Christian Zionism by Steven I. Weiss. See here.

Moderate Islam?

Andrew C. McCarthy: Inventing Moderate Islam. Secularism can never enjoy a general acceptance in an Islamic society.” The writer was not one of those sulfurous Islamophobes decried by CAIR and the professional Left. Quite the opposite: It was Sheikh Yusuf […]

Fascinations

Scientific American on Eternal Fascinations with the End: Why We’re Suckers for Stories of Our Own Demise. See here.

Tenth Parallel

Slate reviews The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam.