The Pious Executioner

Frantz Schmidt was a family man, a respected city official, and a pious Christian. He was also a consumate professional who worked in an occupation that required that he flog, maim, hang, behead, . . . . Continue Reading »

Satan’s Hermeneutic

Satan. A word which the LXX and translators of the Masoretic Old Testament chose different methods. A translator has two different choices when dealing with a proper name or title. Transliteration or . . . . Continue Reading »


My friend Doug Wilson has a great post today about American Exceptionalism. Here’s a piece of it:If anyone could believe in exceptionalism, and have actual verses to point to, it would have been . . . . Continue Reading »

On the Square Today

Joseph Bottum on anti-Catholicism in French thought : There remains to this day a snarl in French conservative thought, where all sorts of threads are knotted together: nationalists tangled up with . . . . Continue Reading »