Home: Core Subjects: Culture and Civilization: LINKS_PAGE

Core Subjects: Culture and Civilization: LINKS_PAGE

Articles:

The Nature and Destiny of Man - Christopher Dawson

In her doctrine of man the Catholic Church has always held the middle path between two opposing theories, that which makes man an animal and that which holds him to be a spirit. Catholicism has always insisted that man's nature is twofold. He is neither flesh nor spirit, but a compound of both.  Read more...

The Necessary Amendment - Robert H. Bork

Within the next two or three years, the Supreme Court will almost certainly climax a series of state court rulings by creating a national constitutional right to homosexual marriage.  Read more...

The New Death - Stephen Bates

Baby boomers put their own spin on marking the end of life.  Read more...

The Next Pope...and Why He Matters to All of Us - George Weigel

Three large-scale issues are already under discussion within the College of Cardinals and among other senior churchmen, and will certainly weigh heavily in the conclaves’s deliberations, in the next pontificate, and in the Catholic Church’s interface with the 21st century world.  Read more...

The Persistence of Ideology - Theodore Dalrymple

Grand ideas still drive history.  Read more...

The Pill at 50 - Barbara Kay

When Mother’s Day was invented just over 100 years ago, early and multiple motherhood was the near-universal destiny of most women. That all changed 50 years ago with the invention of “the Pill,” as oral birth control soon became known.  Read more...

The Politics of Meaninglessness - Michael A. Casey

Meaninglessness has always been understood to have social and political consequences. The compelling human need for some sort of transcendent and comprehensive meaning to give value to the life of the individual and to life in common is not something peculiarly modern.  Read more...

The Pope at Auschwitz: 'They wanted to kill God' - Pope Benedict XVI

“By destroying Israel, they ultimately wanted to tear up the taproot of the Christian faith.” A startling interpretation of the Holocaust in the words of the German pope.  Read more...

The Power of Christian Philosophy to Transform Man and Society - REV. JOSEPH M. DE TORRE

Father de Torre explains how it is the Judeo-Christian tradition with its distinctive philosophy which has given the edge to the Western world in science and technology, economics, political institutions, and the creative arts.  Read more...

The President needs a history lesson - Robert R. Reilly

The President's fulsome praise of Planned Parenthood ignores shamefully ignores history.   Read more...

The Price of Civil Society - JAY AMBROSE

Universities around North America have adopted harassment codes which tell students what they may not say. Central to them is a politically correct double standard.  Read more...

The Pursuit of Happiness - Donald DeMarco

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”  Read more...

The Quivering Upper Lip - Theodore Dalyrmple

The British character: from self-restraint to self-indulgence.  Read more...

The Quivering Upper Lip - Theodore Dalrymple

The British character: from self-restraint to self-indulgence.  Read more...

The roadmap - David Warren

It seems I accidentally wrote an interesting column on Sunday; at least, judging from mail.   Read more...

The Roman Catholic Psychiatrist - LUZ G. GABRIEL

The psychiatrist who is zealous for the Catholic Faith, obedient to the Church's Magisterium and earnest in the support of traditional family values sees in bold relief the reciprocal relationship and the common relevance of Roman Catholicism, the family and the medical science of psychiatry.  Read more...

The Seven Deadlies Revisited, Continued: Sloth - Mary Eberstadt

What could possibly be more unwanted at this particular intense and critical political moment than a thumb-sucking reflection on -- of all things -- the Deadly Sin known as Sloth?  Read more...

The Seven Deadlies Revisited, Part One: Envy - Mary Eberstadt

I was sitting in an unfamiliar church somewhere in Connecticut last weekend, watching one of our teenagers fidget throughout the homily.  Read more...

The Seven Deadlies Revisited: II. Gluttony - Mary Eberstadt

This capital vice, in our age of plenty, may be both the most ubiquitous of all the Deadlies, and the one to which many of us wrongly believe ourselves immune.  Read more...

The Seven Deadly Sins Revisited: Greed - Mary Eberstadt

Rural upstate New York, where I grew up, offers unique evidence these days about some shifting demographics of the Seven Deadly Sins.   Read more...

The Shifting Middle - Father James V. Schall, S.J.

In the Aristotelian tradition, virtue stands in the middle, between two extremes, a too much and a too little.  Read more...

The Soft Underbelly - Mary Kochan

We’ve been hit. Not like on 9/11 when we were sucker-punched in the face. And I don’t even mean to imply that “someone” or “Someone” did this to us. But we have been hit in the soft underbelly of our country.  Read more...

The Steve Jobs Phenomenon - Father Bevil Bramwell, OMI

The passing of Steve Jobs has generated mountains of gushing comment, some of it well deserved.   Read more...

The Substance of Style - Robert Reilly

Style is perspective. It is knowing where things go and putting them there. It is appropriateness or propriety.  Read more...

The Trouble With Islam - Tawfik Hamid

Not many years ago the brilliant Orientalist, Bernard Lewis, published a short history of the Islamic world's decline, entitled What Went Wrong?  Read more...


Pages: [<<] ... 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 [>>]


Related Categories:



Pages Updated On: Mon Aug 25 2014 - 17:56:59