Default Thumbnail Default Thumbnail

perspective

The Bethlehem difference

The New Testament reading that began this Advent season, from Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians, was filled with the tension between the “now” and the “not yet” of the […]

Default Thumbnail Default Thumbnail

perspective

The many moral questions in health-care reform

The Catholic Church in the United States has done a public service during the recent health-care debate by keeping a crucial proposition in play: no reform should reverse the 32-year- […]

Default Thumbnail Default Thumbnail

perspective

Books for Christmas

They’re not all new, the books that follow, but they’re all well worth reading, and giving. David Bentley Hart, “Atheist Delusions: The Christian Revolution and its Fashionable Enemies” (Yale University […]

Default Thumbnail Default Thumbnail

perspective

Willful blindness and the Fort Hood massacre

Dan Henninger, whose Wall Street Journal column is aptly titled “Wonder Land,” put it best: “The only good news about the Fort Hood massacre is that U.S. electronic surveillance technology […]