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Patrick O'Hannigan
Patrick O’Hannigan is a writer in North Carolina.
by | Nov 30, 2018

Two years ago, I wrote in this space that argument was dead. I offered examples to support that contention, but…

by | Oct 19, 2018

Ever hear of the “Anti-Trump Diet”? It’s a thing you might not know about unless you live in or near…

by | Jul 27, 2018

Roy Scranton is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame and a U.S. Army veteran of the Iraq…

by | Feb 16, 2018

The website for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) devotes an “Advocacy Center” page to political issues, and…

by | Oct 28, 2016

Mr. Thomas Farragher of the Boston Globe recently coughed up a hairball that explains why “ministers of hospitality” at my…

by | Jul 31, 2016

The New York Times waited two days. On the morning of July 26, 84-year-old Fr. Jacques Hamel was murdered while…

by | Apr 29, 2016

If disagreement is no longer tolerated, making one’s case is the last thing required. Argument has fallen on hard times….

by | Apr 27, 2016

Argument has fallen on hard times. That might seem an odd thing to say in an election year roiled by…

by | Mar 8, 2016

Duke Divinity School professor Norman Wirzba wrote recently about why he thinks we ought to declare the end of “Christian…

by | Nov 6, 2015

Very few books can be summarized as “social science by a prayerful engineer wearing a hauberk,” but John Gravino’s The…

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