Category Archives: Intrigued

Trade-offs of pluralism

What’s a polity for? Continue reading

Posted in free speech, Intrigued, Legalia, lifeworks, Political Matters, progressivism, Religious freedom, Rights Talk, Secularism | Tagged | Leave a comment

Cliché

“It is a mark of education to abhor the cliché. The educated person, the cultured person, feels repulsed by the outworn attempts at expression that pervade kitschy art, radio hits, social exchanges, and campaign-trail patriotism.” Continue reading

Posted in Education, Intrigued, lifeworks, Literature, Virtue signaling

A real deal Christian on the left

Would that all become Orthodox Christians, but better by far to follow the Shane Claiborne path than to leave all semblance of Christianity. Continue reading

Posted in Evangelicalism, Free-range Christians, Intrigued, lifeworks, Political Matters, Religiopreneurs

Framing a guilty President-Elect

A dialog between conservative lawyers, one certifiable Never-Trumpish, the other too new to me for me to say, on the FBI’s counter-intelligence investigation of the Trump campaign Continue reading

Posted in Intrigued, Justice, Legalia, lifeworks, Political Matters

Liberal gerrymandering

I may have found a website that’s very relevant to a current preoccupation of mine: Postliberal Thought. For instance, apropos of my particular concern for religious freedom, what if the very definition of “religion” in our liberal order is gerrymandered … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, History, Intrigued, lifeworks, Naked Emperors, Religious freedom, statism | Tagged

Feminization of Christianity?

I’ve been aware of, and tacitly agreed with, the theory that Christianity has been “feminized,” and that the feminization is the source of declining attendance, particularly among men. Rod Dreher reprised the theme Tuesday. Read it all if you’re unfamiliar … Continue reading

Posted in Christianity generally, Ecclesiology, Intrigued, Sacramental Tapestry

Urban dreams

New Urbanism has had its share of critics. Some … have criticized New Urbanism because many new developments built along its principles occupy higher price points in the real estate market. They tend to be exclusive and unaffordable. The high prices, … Continue reading

Posted in Built Environment and Infrastructure, Economia, eulogy, Intrigued, Small is Beautiful | 2 Comments

Potpourri 6/23/17

I keep coming up with collections that only can be called potpourri or equivalent. Continue reading

Posted in Benedict Option, Christianity generally, Evangelicalism, Family, Free-range Christians, Health care, Intrigued, Political Matters, Poverty, Roman Catholicism, terrorism, the worst are full of passionate intensity, Travel

Happiness Index & misc.

Pretty uninspired miscellany. On the other hand, they’re brief. Maybe one will inspire you. Continue reading

Posted in 9th Commandment Watch, History, Intrigued, Journalism, Justice, Legalia, Political Matters

Monday 11/7/16

Relatively absolute; The aspirin of our era; Assessing a candidate with no government track record; America First? Continue reading

Posted in Faith & Ideology, Glamour, Health Care, History, Intrigued, Journalism, Political Matters, Science | 1 Comment