Peter J. Leithart on the Evangelical case for a Catholic sensibility:
Few Evangelicals, though, would make sense of his further claim that “The working of God’s power among us is through the sacraments.” Jesus’ baptism—now, that was a mighty act, as the Father unzipped the heavens and the Spirit fluttered down. If you want to see a mighty act of God today, though, you need to look for blinding lights on Damascus Roads, pilgrims suddenly unburdened, hearts strangely warmed. No self-respecting Evangelical testimony begins with, “God baptized me as an infant. . . .”
Also today, Robert P. George on the Catholic Left’s unfair attack on Paul Ryan:
Implausibly, the signers assert their non-partisanship: “We do not write to oppose Ryan’s candidacy or to argue there are not legitimate reasons for Catholics to vote for him.” In fact, the statement is a highly tendentious assault on Ryan, presenting him and his positions in the most unfavorable possible light, and insinuating that he is someone who seeks to “legitimate forms of social indifference.” It is, in short, the discursive version of the infamous Democratic Party television advertisement showing a Ryan-like figure dumping an elderly lady out of her wheelchair over a cliff.