Commentary

The Supreme Court, My Father and Roe v. Wade

The leak of Samuel Alito’s draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey has made me think ...
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“I’m God – I Can Do It” (and All the Trouble in the World)

In New York City a few days ago, a deranged and homeless 61-year-old man pushed a 40-year-old woman directly into ...
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Death On Demand (Now with Home Delivery)

“The person will get into the capsule and lie down. It’s very comfortable.” So says Philip Nitschke, he of the ...
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Just a Notion: ABBA, Gratitude, Faith and Forgiveness

“We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade, the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks ...
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A Prayer for U.S. Soldiers in Kabul

In part simply to try and retain my own tenuous grasp on reality in this ever more deranged world, I’m ...
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Mourning Rush Limbaugh

Maybe the world’s always been divided between those who’ve actually listened to Rush Limbaugh on the radio and those who ...
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Paul Westphal, rest in peace

I was deeply saddened to hear that Paul Westphal passed away yesterday, at the age of 70, having been diagnosed ...
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Leonard Cohen: Religious Alchemist [First Things]

Yet one more appreciation of the great Leonard Cohen, this one from yours truly at First Things: Leonard Cohen was ...
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Unknowing the Enemy

Seven months ago, in the Paris jihad attacks, 130 people were killed. Then there were 14 killed in the jihad ...
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