It’s Monday! I hope we all had perfectly relaxing, yet productive weekends. Here’s what we talked about over the weekend (and today):
At Postmodern Conservative , we’re still trying to replace George Will. Carl Scott counsels Americans not to become like “Tolkiens Denethor,” but rather “Solzhentisyns Vorotyntsev” (in other words, let us not be FATALISTS ). Kate Pitrone talks about the things we hate in common, John Presnall rants about Obamacare, and, finally, Pete Spiliakos has some suggestions for Presidential debates .
Peter Leithart takes on Alan Badiou’s book on Paul, not once but twice . He also expresses a certain regret for cross-Christian conversions (and expands upon that regret here ). Other, briefer, Leithart subjects include: Moshe Halbertal’s review of Ronald Dworkin’s book, Jeremy MyNott’s review of Mark Cocker’s book, Malise Ruthven’s review of Akbar Ahmeds book, Raymond van Dam’s book , Pius X’s encyclical , and Dante .