Articles

Links to the archive of articles, most recent at the top. Only the presumably more substantial items are linked. It is an attempt to organize them by category, sometimes successful. Full archive is available in the dropdown menu on the front page. All Sunday Thoughts are available in the Category archive dropdown, and on their own page accessible from the menu below the header.

In Memoriam

- William May, RIP (On the passing of the Catholic moral theologian.) Posted Dec. 11, 2014

Catholicism and Other Christianities

- The Catholic Survey Taker (in response to the Church’s request for lay input for the¬†upcoming marriage synod). Dec. 11, 2013

Race, Politics, and the Justice System

- Malice Aforethought (a brief followup to “A Civilized Exchange”). July 18, 2013

- A Civilized Exchange, July 16, 2013 (some thoughts on what went wrong in the Zimmerman-Trayvon Martin confrontation)

- “It seems like God has given her another chance” (on the release of murderess Paula Cooper). June 23, 2013

The Marriage Wars

- Love is Whatever (Maria Bello dates a girl). Dec. 3, 2013

- Love is Not Love (dissecting a common trope used in support of gay marriage). Nov. 25, 2013

- From Sacrament to Sacrilege (on the Supreme Court’s marriage rulings in Windsor and Hollingsworth). July 2, 2013

- “Jury finds for Ohio teacher fired while pregnant” (she’s an artificially inseminated, pregnant lesbian). June 4, 2013

- Being against gay marriage = declaring war on adoption? (Critique of an article by Ramesh Ponnuru). May 9, 2013

- The Gay Mirage. Feb 11, 2013. (annoyance with Kathleen Parker’s bubbly support for gay marriage.)

Culture and Morality (sexual anarchy, and other pathologies of our time)

- Ploughing the Field (on feral athletes and the children they leave behind). Oct 26, 2013

The Culture of Life and Death (euthanasia, abortion, ESCR research, etc.)

- About a Girl (a performance artist celebrates murder). Sept. 29, 2014

- Obama Genuflects Before Roe v. Wade (Obama’s tribute to the abortion sacrament on the anniversary of the March for Life). Jan 22, 2014

- Signs of Contradiction (observed while driving to Georgia). Oct. 23, 2013

- It’s all in your head (critique of a Public Discourse article by Germain Grisez and Patrick Lee: when is a human being really dead?) May 20, 2013

- Some lifelinks, and keeping Gosnell front and center. April 30, 2013

- If the heart goes first, the mind will follow (on engaging students re abortion). March 30, 2013

- Safe, legal and rare. March 6, 2013. (The case of Kermit Gosnell, the baby butcher)

The War on Terror

- Krauthammer the consequentialist (Torture? He supports it). Dec 11, 2014

- In the bombing’s aftermath, let the platitudes begin (on the Boston terror bombing and Cardinal O’Malley’s response.) April 22, 2013

Philosophy, Science and Religion

- I exist, but not for long (a brief look at Andrew Ferguson’s article “The Heretic,” concerning the reception of Thomas Nagel’s new book. March 28, 2013

- Nothing to Fear. Feb. 8, 2013 (an amateur ventures into philosophy)

Church and State or – Politics, Religion and the Public Square

- Finessing the Truth. March 2, 2013. (is declaring in law that a newly conceived child is a human being an “establishment of religion”? And is there really a distinction between a person and a human being?)

- The Club for Growth part 2 – The Path to Victory…Jan. 17, 2013. (part 1 can be found at my old blog.)

The Internet

- Leave a Comment – change the world ( on the compulsion to convince). Jan. 11, 2014

Sunday Thoughts

- A Sunday Thought: To the Holy Ghost. 17 Feb., 2013. (an impertinent plea to the Third Person to do something)

- A Land not yet Found, by Juliette Aristides (the impact of postmodernism on beauty in art). Oct 6, 2013

Book Reviews and Recommendations

- A Book Recommendation (specifically, Rick Barnett’s Living in the Meantime: Three Novellas). April 3, 2014

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