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Valkyries
On Equality and Justice: Don’t Fall for Valkyrie and Amazon Myths

Myths are powerful things. Tales of female warriors exist in cultures around the world, often serving as unifying national symbols. Until the present day, however, women warriors have remained isolated figures. We are now in the midst of an unprecedented change in the role of women in our armed forces, a change some view as long overdue.

Wilderness of Mirrors
Trusting again, in a Cynical World

A Wilderness of Mirrors: Trusting Again in a Cynical World is by no means a defense of Christian realism, nor an appeal for a bold and strong America in the world, but it does offer a positive contribution to those ends by making a number of crucial observations about broken trust and its effects on society.

Trump, Iraq, Reagan & Vietnam

Donald Trump has denounced the Iraq War as a “horrible mistake,” and “one of the worst decisions in the history…

Marrakesh Mosque
Erasing Christianity in the Middle East

The Marrakesh Declaration is a good—albeit late—start. Political and religious leaders in the Middle East’s Muslim-majority nations have much ground to cover to protect religious minorities. Shiites are targeted in Sunni-majority nations, Sunnis in Shiite-majority nations, and Christians virtually everywhere in the Middle East.

Chaos Vancouver Riots
Chaos: The Fundamental Problem of Human Society

At any and every corner of personal and social life, the primary threat to human flourishing is the disordering of the human soul and social relations into self-centered, prideful, tribal, or sentimental factions. Chaos is a cancer that manifests itself within the soul of the individual and social relations when order disintegrates.

Obama Freedom Decline
The Decline of Freedom and the Obama Doctrine

In every year of Mr. Obama’s presidency, without exception, the cause of freedom has been in retreat around the world.

Boomers
Boomers, Millennials, & the Social Gospel

The most important needs so many Americans have are attended to by communities, not bureaucracies. The only institution that can meet these needs on anything like the scale required is the institution that the Boomers by and large neglected: the neighborhood church.

Black Earth Book Review
Too Many Carbs, Too Little Meat

We need books like Timothy D. Snyder’s Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning. Books like it, though perhaps not it.

Why Not Draft Women
Why Not Draft Women?

Men and women are not the same, and treating them as if they were will not make them so.