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Larry Alex Taunton
Larry Alex Taunton is a cultural commentator, freelance writer, and the author of The Faith of Christopher Hitchens and The Grace Effect. You can follow him at larryalextaunton.com or on Twitter @larrytaunton.
by | Oct 6, 2021

David French is typical of a kind of Christian thinking that New York Post opinion editor Sohrab Ahmari calls “French-ism.” In a takedown of the Dispatch writer for First Things, Ahmari describes French-ism as “more a persuasion or a sensibility than…

by | Sep 10, 2021

It was an eerie scene. But for the activity of the rescue and recovery personnel and the rumbling machinery they used, it was a still, quiet night. Too still and quiet for Manhattan at any hour. This part of the…

by | Jul 11, 2021

Lord, have mercy on me. I stood at the back of the aisle in our improvised outdoor chapel on this beautiful June evening in the American South. I patted my daughter Sasha’s hand reassuringly with all the outward confidence of…

by | Jun 23, 2021

What is Trumpism? A political philosophy? Love of America and the Constitution that has served to govern it? An economic program? Or is it, as it is often alleged, worship of the former president of this country and a movement…

by | May 8, 2021

This article was previously published at Founders Ministries, the Aquila Report, and the author’s blog. There are two gravesites I have made a habit of visiting whenever I am in London. The first lies in North London at Highgate Cemetery….

by | Apr 24, 2021

Note to reader: I submitted this article to Richard Dawkins prior to publication. His response: “I read it. Hated it.” You are duly warned. ***** “Would you like some coffee?” my host asked. “If you’re having some, yes, thank you.”…

by | Mar 24, 2021

To understand the illegal immigration problem on our southern border, we must first understand what is happening in Latin America. Why have millions of people left their homes, possessions, and families and endured hardships and perils of every sort in…

by | Jan 3, 2021

When editors at The American Spectator asked me to write a column for their exceptional magazine about the liberalization of the American church in the age of Black Lives Matter, Antifa, and what parades as social justice, I liked the…

by | Sep 3, 2020

I simply can’t believe it. In addition to all the rioting, looting, and destruction of private property there has been an act of unspeakable violence. You might think I am referring to David Dorn, the retired black police officer who…

by | Jun 20, 2020

Historically, Americans have not been very effective in dealing with the radical mindset. Like Neville Chamberlain, who really believed the growing hostility with Hitler’s Germany was just a big misunderstanding, Americans have too often believed that if we could only…

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