Autonomy’s Triumph in Canada

The autonomous person, liberated from the constraints of the past and free perhaps even from the stigma of social disapproval of his chosen lifestyle, has become the new god of the Canadian civil religion, almost totally eclipsing whatever communitarian elements have managed to survive the cultural shifts of recent decades. Continue Reading »

On Rejecting “Evangelical Feminism”

Our culture seems to be in a tug of war over who represents the truest form of feminism. The political landscape has no doubt opened up this can of worms with Bachman and Palin discussed as examples of “evangelical feminism.” Both of these women have proven that women are capable and . . . . Continue Reading »

Rick Santorum’s Constituency of One

“Who would actually think they are able to do a job of this significance and this difficulty?” Gayle recently spoke with former Senator Rick Santorum about faith, politics, the presidency, and life.  Click here to listen to our fifteen minute discussion or read the . . . . Continue Reading »

Moral Blind Spots

The Washington Post has an interesting article in its archives: “What will future generations condemn us for?” The author, Kwame Anthony Appiah, notes that throughout history, societies have had moral blind spots:Looking back at such horrors [such as slavery and lynching], it is easy to . . . . Continue Reading »

The Problem of Moral Revival

As a Christian and a conservative, I believe we have reached a crossroads where we need to seriously reconsider our approach to cultural engagement. The swift undercurrent of moral decay continues to take most Christians by surprise while our pragmatic approach to morality rooted in tradition and . . . . Continue Reading »