The Vicar of Christ

FROM: THOMAS WILLIAM M. MARSHALL, “The Vicar of Christ” Protestant Journalism, No. XLVIII London: Burns and Oates, 1874 And when they cannot entice men openly to rebel against...

Of Passports, Kings and Men

Canada will no longer require gender, well, at least on passports.  It seems now individuals confused on what sex God made them can place...

Sci Fi Movie Triplex: Interstellar, Oblivion and Edge of Tomorrow

My movie selection over the past few months has been in the science fiction genre, which is often heavy on the 'fiction', and light...

The Star Wars Franchise Gang Aft Awry

(Since a number of reviews of the latest Star Wars entry are making the rounds, including one rather odd one in First Things that...

Olympic Cult of the Body

(What follows is a revised version of a piece I wrote two years ago, for the Rio Olympics, adapted. Just so all readers know,...

Magisterial Clarity and Ambiguity

There is an old saying that the three rules of real estate are ‘location, location, location’.  A similar rule applies to public speaking: ‘brevity,...

Ant-Man vs. Daredevil

(As a bit of light-hearted reading before the issuance of the Holy Father’s Apostolic Letter later today, here are some thoughts on two superheroes,...

Bodily and Spiritual Strength

While we're on the theme of athletics, I came across an article claiming that men are 30% weaker now than they were even a...

Sam Against the Liberal Leviathan

Well, I have expanded my thoughts on young Sam Oosterhoff standing against the Liberal Leviathan, stumbling over our landscape and crushing just about everything...