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Legacy

The Ambiguous Witness of Dietrich Bonhoeffer by James Nuechterlein. The complicated legacy of the anti-Nazi theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. More.

Policy

Toward a Conservative Policy on Climate Change by Lee Lane. America’s climate policy to date has been a failure, and a costly one. The way it is now unfolding it runs a large chance of incurring high costs, and only […]

Mindfulness

Mindfulness Is Something Worse than Just a Smug Middle-Class Trend by Melanie McDonagh. The chances are that by now either you or someone you know well has begun to practise ‘mindfulness’ — a form of Buddhism lite, that focuses on […]

Fear

The Psychology of Irrational Fear by Olga Khazan. Why we’re more afraid of sharks than car accidents, and of Ebola than flu. More.

Made?

Who Made the Laws of Nature? by Marianne Freiberger. I was a bad physics student at school. Not only did I have no physical intuition whatsoever, I also didn’t believe most of it. How, I wondered, can we possibly claim […]

Problems

Theologian Peter Enns responds to a review of his latest book in Christianity Today. (Review linked here.)

No Suprise

NAS Study: U.S. College Reading Assignments Teach “Progressive Activism” by Jim Windham. The National Association of Scholars released its annual comprehensive survey of books assigned to entering college freshmen this week (Beach Books 2013-2014: What Do Colleges Want Students to […]