One of the most striking features of this book is its Latinity. The ratio of Latin to Anglo-Saxon- or Greek-origin… Read more Thoughts on Gillian Rose’s Love’s Work
This morning BBC Breakfast ran a story on a study that has been carried out which shows that British youngsters… Read more BBC Breakfast; or, the Manufacturing of Ruthlessness
It is only after a third, close reading of Steve Mitchelmore’s recent essay (see yesterday’s post) that I have come… Read more Response to Mitchelmore: The Guilt of Modernism
On Friday the state of Utah murdered the convicted killer, Ronnie Lee Gardner. Gardner, having lived by the gun, chose… Read more Authority and State Terror
On sex and civilzation
On BHA poster campaign.
Today, David Cameron gave his final speech of the Conservative Party Conference 2009. Perhaps unlike many fellow socialists, I happen… Read more Reflections on David Cameron’s Speech
Considering the dynamics of pride with Simone Weil.
Why the atheist conception of truth is philosophically flawed and humanly insufficient.
A defence of Christian joy in the face of atheist charges of irrationality and unreality.
A reflection on the psychoanalytic and political aspects of recent theology blog debates on the importance (or unimportance) of sex.
A consideration of the radical elements of a lecture given by Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, on Christian mission.
A review of David Bentley Hart’s latest book: Atheist Delusions
(Originally written a year ago) Last night I had a conversation with friends on politics and cultural theory. The subject… Read more 9/11 – A Defence of Logic