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Over at Postmodern Conservative , Carl Scott thinks about Terry Teachout’s criticism of pop culture writing, and Pete Spiliakos analyzes the House That Olbermann Built.

Peter Leithart is reading about: rebellious thumbs, sex in Ancient Rome, Lucian Freud , Moses , and elders .

Here at First Thoughts , Dale M. Coulter writes on why the Fundamentalist-Modernist paradigm needs to go, Phillip Cary continues his careful reading of Genesis, and Joseph Knippenberg discusses openly atheist politicians (the lack thereof).

And On the Square today, William E. Simon Jr. discusses a new model for Catholic parishes, while Pete Spiliakos methodically dissects Marco Rubio’s image.

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