Orthodox Economics (with a shame-faced eucharistic postscript)

I’m unlikely for years, if ever, to compose a better introductionto Distributism for Orthodox Christians (or others) than this article from the Orthodox Peace Fellowship . All the following quotes, accordingly, are from it unless otherwise noted.

“Capitalism immediately appeals to Americans, who value freedom above just about everything,” the article acknowledges But don’t expect me to bite my tongue about what I see of  Emperor Capital’s new clothes.Read More »

Babel redux

I have sometimes imagined myself as a sort of political ballast. When the country seemed to be listing leftward, I made conservative noises. When Zombies went on interminably about how the words “wall of separation” appear nowhere in the Constitution, and how American was and is a Christian nation, I pushed back. Enough already! I know about the Danbury Baptists, but I also know what the Constitution does say.

Maybe I’m just contrary. Read More »