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Coming tomorrow in “On the Square,” R. R. Reno examines the nature of Western self-hatred and the reasons for it. Then, in the second item, to be posted later in the morning, Sarah Hinlicky Wilson reflects on the status of the ecumenical movement (it has its good points and its bad points), and her reasons for walking from Erfurt to Rome.

Until these go up, look at Joe Carter’s Gay Gene Eugenics and George Weigel’s In Defense of Israel’s Legitimacy . And Elizabeth Scalia’s Hating Ourselves to Death and Joseph Bottum’s Publicizing Privacy .

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