Monthly Archives: February 2017

Lent 2017

As is my usual Lenten practice, I will be paring down my use of online media to a minimum over the next few weeks. I won’t be commenting or posting links (either here or on my Twitter links account), won’t … Continue reading

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The Politics of Premature Rule

I’ve just posted over on the Political Theology Today blog, on the subject of the Fall as a story of premature rule: The example of the adam and his wife should be a cautionary one for us, encouraging us to … Continue reading

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Links Post 25/02/17

Links from the last week. This will be the last such post for a while, as I won’t be posting any over Lent. Putting Work in Its Place. An immensely stimulating discussion of the current problems with work in the … Continue reading

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Freeing Speech: Free Speech, Milo, and the University

A few weeks ago, before more recent events, I wrote an article on the subject of the current struggle for free speech, which has just been published over on Mere Orthodoxy. Within it I argue that the focus of the … Continue reading

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Difficult Straits—Milo Yiannopoulos, SJWs, and the Treacherous Passage into Adulthood

The following are some quickly assembled and loosely joined together thoughts on the recent (temporary?) fall of Milo Yiannopoulos and some of the responses. Provocation and Hypocrisy A few days ago, recordings of Milo Yiannopoulos joking about and suggesting the … Continue reading

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Podcast: The Fractured Republic, with Yuval Levin

  On this week’s episode of Mere Fidelity, Derek, Matt, Andrew, and I are joined by a very special guest, Yuval Levin. We discuss some of the issues raised in his superb new book, The Fractured Republic, and his vision for a healthy … Continue reading

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Links Post 18/02/17

Links from the last week.   ‘The Great Shame of Our Profession’. Brilliantly scathing piece on an immensely important issue: You have asked me to speak to you today about literary criticism, and so we might note that the conditions … Continue reading

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