Monthly Archives: August 2016

Will Trump Usher the GOP’s Secular Age?

Say what you want to say about Donald J Trump, but even if he doesn’t win the election in November, there is no doubt in my mind that he has helped transform the Republican Party, and by extension, the conservative … Continue reading

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ISIS, God and The Devil

Austen Ivereigh’s defense of Pope Francis’ response to ISIS appears to be, well, evolving. Just the other day, he was arguing this: [ISIS] is a wholly modernistic creation, a vehicle of power, the “technocratic paradigm” of domination and exploitation, applied … Continue reading

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The Avoidance of Uncomfortable Reality

Cross-posted on the Corner. Crux: Pope Francis on Sunday defended his avoidance of the term “Islamic violence” by suggesting the potential for violence lies in every religion, including Catholicism. “I don’t like to talk about Islamic violence, because every day, … Continue reading

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