November 15, 2013
Death before birth brings a profound grief to a family. It blunts hope and forces mothers, in a very immediate, physical way, to confront death.
These are days of hope for American Catholics, yet the Church in the United States and elsewhere is struggling to recover an effective voice in public affairs.
Studies reveal a deeply divided America in which members of different “tribes” live separately from one another. Religious affiliation also separates them.
Contemporary liberal political philosophers are kindly disposed toward the idea of religious liberty but eager to contain the influence of religion over politics.
As tearjerker banalities and bromides play out, on the visual side 'Gravity' compensates with a display of nearly overwhelming beauty and power.
For the past two years, India's AAP party -- whose symbol is a broom -- has tapped into public anger and frustration by encouraging people to protest and organize.
The image of a Jewish Jesus hanging on a Cross still gives pause to both Jews and Christians.
Alice McDermott's latest novel is a compelling accounting of a life that begins in Depression-era Brooklyn and winds its way to the late-twentieth-century suburbs.
Nearly everything Paul Goodman complained about in 'Growing Up Absurd'--his influential critique of 1950s America--is now worse.
It is a mark of Antonin Scalia's pioneering influence that originalism and fidelity to text have become a staple of the Supreme Court’s interpretive methodology.
For Roger Scruton the church is England, an England he knew and loved in his youth and that he believes is dying.
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