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Sunday Visitor
by | Sep 24, 2022

What makes a person truly useful?

by | Sep 17, 2022

In the early 2000s, when I was a bi-vocational pastor for an Evanston church on Chicago’s North Shore, my wife and I had something of a Sunday afternoon ritual — a three-mile walk down Sheridan Road to Carmen’s Pizza in…

by | Jul 9, 2022

“Most people I know, myself included, just didn’t want to have a f**king baby!” So declares a musician named Lily Allen, adding a double-exclamation upon her proclamation by hoisting both middle fingers in the air. Unlike our editors at The…

by | Jun 25, 2022

A good many years ago after Robert Bork’s opponents had turned his last name into a term for character assassination, I was sitting in an auditorium with Judge Bork at the lectern delivering his classic book-title Slouching Towards Gomorrah speech. Obviously, it…

by | Jun 11, 2022

There is a mainline Protestant denomination that, like its siblings, is losing congregations like an Akita shedding fur after a cold winter. Members as well, in the hundreds of thousands, are bolting for the denominational door, seeking freedom from the…

by | May 28, 2022

With Roe v. Wade likely to be overturned, progressive leaders in the Democratic Party have doubled down on their efforts to insert abortion rights into the Constitution. Such efforts seem odd in light of issues like the war in Ukraine…

by | May 21, 2022

After four decades of apparently losing the argument that the 17th-century English philosopher John Locke was religious and not a hedonistic utilitarian, I apparently recently proved my case here in The American Spectator so well that Locke is now being…

by | May 14, 2022

When I was young, I was dropped off at a friend’s house not far from my own. We were outside playing basketball when we were joined by my friend’s neighbors, three siblings about our age. As they made their way…

by | Apr 30, 2022

Last week I attended a preview of Robert Eggers’ new film, The Northman, in Minneapolis. I got in because I’m a Viking reenactor, and some of my buddies and I went in our Viking clothes. This isn’t a review, but…

by | Apr 16, 2022

Kurt Vonnegut’s 1961 short story “Harrison Bergeron” stands apart as one of dystopian literature’s most poignant works, making up for its brevity in striking social commentary. The tale is set in the United States, year 2081. The newly ratified 211th,…

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