A cross-country move, a major career change, and a baby on the way–my life has been busy. And I’m also now blogging at Patheos.
Author: Kyle Cupp
Kevin Drum notices that pro-lifers react differently to abortion than they do to what he calls “genuine murder.” Is he right?
In his first piece at The Week, Kyle Cupp explains why Pope Francis is right to encourage doubt about God and the Church.
Is Natural Law theory closed off to doubt and pluralism?
The church expects the faithful to assent to its teachings, but as Douthat’s speculations show, the faithful are not always clear on where this teaching authority is actually exercised.
If President Carter is correct that the institution of the all-male priesthood contributes to sexism and the abuse of women, then it behooves the church, if not to change its doctrine on the priesthood, at least to acknowledge this unintended effect and work diligently to counter it.
Do you have a right to a product that must be provided to you through governmental coercion?
Instead of calling just war theory a fraud, as Damon Linker does, I would call it a failure.
Should the total, unconditional self-emptying exemplified by Christ be the logic of the Christian life?
Artistically speaking, turning ‘Between Two Ferns’ into a commercial for the Affordable Care Act was a bad idea.
Modesty is a virtue, but its promotion has an unwholesome side.
Atheist writer Adam Lee compares the Roman Catholic hierarchy to an absolute monarchy and dictatorship, but this comparison fails to account for the role of established doctrine in the church’s teaching office.
Today, on the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, President Obama reaffirmed his commitment to “the decision’s guiding principle: that every woman should be able to make her own choices about her body and...
What does the sword have to do with the Christian spiritual life? Everything, according to Michael Voris, the producer of an internet television station. The faithful, he believes, are born for combat.
Does it matter if Richard Dawkins is ignorant of theology? If he’s going to write about it, then yes.
Every day I’d scroll through my feed after making sure that the page showed all activity and not only the top stories, but as my eyes passed over each status update, I rarely read every word or paused to think about the people telling me something about their lives.
A short story about an old man, his loneliness, and his resolve to perform a simple ritual.
Kyle Cupp explains why he doesn’t worry about leading others astray when he writes critically or questioningly about religion.
Lieutenant General William G. “Jerry” Boykin, now with the Family Research Council, wants to be like the Jesus who was a “man’s man,” who had “big, bulging biceps” and “smelled bad.” Nothing is stopping...
The advice given in that “Marriage Isn’t for You” article going around is terrible. Yes, selfishness isn’t good for marriage, but then neither is self-neglect.