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The Talibanization of Thought

The Talibanization of Thought

Theodore Dalrymple

"Sometimes, doctor," a patient of mine once said to me, "I feel like the little boy with his finger ...

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The Cross Amid the Crisis

The Cross Amid the Crisis

Mary Eberstadt

Thinking about what to share today, one sentence kept coming to mind by novelist extraordinaire Evel...

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Beheading Hydra: The Slippery Serpent

Beheading Hydra: The Slippery Serpent

Dwight Longenecker

In the second part of the book, we will look again at the sixteen isms and learn the practical steps...

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Antigone in a Nutshell

Antigone in a Nutshell

Joseph Pearce

Sophocles is probably the greatest dramatist in the history of civilization, with the obvious except...

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Julius Caesar in a Nutshell

Julius Caesar in a Nutshell

Joseph Pearce

More than most of Shakespeare’s plays, Julius Caesar begs a good many questions. ...

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Survivor Creep

Survivor Creep

Theodore Dalrymple

The use of words tells us much about the temper of the times...

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The Mighty Pen of Father Paul Mankowski, S.J.

The Mighty Pen of Father Paul Mankowski, S.J.

George Weigel

We had been speaking by phone and volleying by e-mail with the regularity that marked our friendship...

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On the Stages of Contemplation

On the Stages of Contemplation

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

I will stand upon my watch. 

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Cinderella's Genderless Godmother

Cinderella's Genderless Godmother

Anne Hendershott

For the child — and the adult who knows there is still a child in all of us — fairy tales reveal tru...

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Women of Character, Then and Now

Women of Character, Then and Now

Francis X. Maier

An unpleasant fact of book publishing today is that Big Authors can suck the oxygen out of a market...

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