Category: Religion

pizza

Pizza In The Sticks

Symposium: Friday nights meant getting some pizza at the plaza and going home and eating it in front of the television instead of eating it at the table.

Kevin Williamson’s Smallest World

A radical libertarian manifesto that deserves to be taken seriously – and rejected. A Review of Kevin Williamson’s “The Smallest Minority: Independent Thinking in the Age of Mob Politics”

Purim!

They tried to kill us. They failed. Let’s eat.

Lent!

I can’t believe it’s time for Lent again. As you know, this is when we listen to a lovely rendition of Ave Maria (as well as something somewhat less timeless) and, in recent years,...

Southern Baptist

Bad Sunday for the SBC

The Southern Baptist Convention is the largest protestant denomination in the United States, and is second only to the Catholic Church in membership in the Christian faith. And they have some soul searching to do.

Social Science and Fiction Part 7: Fissiparous Eschatology

Escalation of stakes is part of the appeal of doomsday end-game modules, but I have a hunch there’s more to it than the natural progression from local to regional to national to global threats. I suspect that apocalyptic stories draw from some dark universal well abiding in the human heart. Or maybe it’s that engine from Event Horizon. Maybe that engine from Event Horizon is the darkness that dwells within the human heart.