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The Importance of Reading: Obituary Reflections Concerning The Weekly Standard

Among much else, the demise of The Weekly Standard reminds us of the importance of a democratic citizenry armed with the willingness and capacity to engage with great works of history, fiction, art, and philosophy.

Where is the Love: Do Reformed Christians Really Love Israel?

Reflecting on Israel at its seventieth anniversary, I wonder why Reformed Christians, or Calvinists as they are sometimes called, are more reluctant and timid about their views on Israel. 

POV: Israelis Amidst the Fray: How US Foreign Policy Affects Daily Life in Israel

Providence reached out to colleagues and friends living within Israel to ask four pointed questions about what it is like to live in the land beneath the rockets.

Two Cuban Deaths: Fidel Castro & Pedro Luis Boitel

Fidel Castro has died. But in the end neither the Cuban story, nor the human one, will be about him.

Paris, ISIS, & American Responsibility

What is becoming increasingly clear is that whether concerning the export of terror, the refugee crisis, or the dangers of the maintenance of the caliphate, the only foreseeable end to this crisis is to see the end of ISIS.

Syrian Refugee
Compassion, Yes; (But Security Too)

Mercy need not run roughshod over prudence

Humility
Lead Us Not into Temptation

Guest Editorial: “It is excellent / To have a giant’s strength, but tyrannous, / To use it like a giant”