Saturday, October 21, 2017

Must We Believe that Islam is Peaceful?

In another well-reasoned article by William Kilpatrick (we may disagree with some of his tone, but his points are good), he alludes to a...

The Neo-Pagan Limits of the Olympics

The much-awaited Olympics is now upon us in Rio, a city in a country in a continent mired in unmanageable debt and corruption.  Surrounded...

Father Jacques Hamel and the Faith of Europe

Another Islamic massacre, this time of an octogenarian priest, Father Jacques Hamel, saying Mass in a church in Saint Etienne de Rouvray in the...

Faith Flicks: Sources of Inspiration or Despair?

It seems that there is something stirring in the movie-making business of late. Namely, religious themes are reappearing on the radar in a more...

Calum and Tina’s Childless Choice: A Reflection on Parenthood

The headlines proclaimed it, in a his and her perspective, on why a young-ish, urbanite couple plan never and, they mean never, never, never...

Winter of the Soul: A Spiritual Analysis of the Game of Thrones Pop Culture...

Game of Thrones, the wildly popular HBO series based off of George R.R. Martin’s high fantasy book series A Song of Ice and Fire, is...

King Henry’s Anglicanism Gone Awry

The headline the other day read that the Anglican 'Church of Canada' had rejected same-sex 'marriage' in their recent synod by one measly vote....

Potty Mouth: A Reflection on ‘Swearing’

I have been asked to write about what is euphemistically, and rather incorrectly, known as 'swearing'.  We have all perhaps heard our younger siblings...

Saint Benedict: Ora et Labora

Today is the feast of Saint Benedict (ca. 480-547), the father of Western monasticism and one of the main forces in preserving Western culture...

The Collapse of the Rule of Law

Another day, and more mayhem, with no end in sight.  Five police officers assassinated, others wounded, by snipers at a Black Lives Matter protest,...