Blog author: jcarter
Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Patriarch Sako on Christian Persecution: ‘Is This Not a Crime Against Humanity?’

“In one night, 120,000 Christians left their homes just with their clothes and have been living in camps for one and a half years. Is this not a crime against humanity?”

Seeing The West As Worse
Joel Kotkin, Orange County Register

In the aftermath of San Bernardino and Paris massacres, our cognitive leaders – from President Obama on down – have warned Americans not to engage in what Hillary Clinton has described as “a clash of civilizations.” But you can’t have a real clash when one side – ours – seems compelled to demean its traditions and values.

Can You Glorify God as an Economist? Arthur Brooks on Religion, Economics and Poverty
Napp Nazworth, Christian Post

If your purpose in life is to glorify God, why become an economist? Christian economist Arthur Brooks answered this question at a November Faith Angle Forum.

‘Hamilton’ and the Romance of Government
Eve Tushnet, The American Conservative

The hit Broadway musical risks becoming a love song to America’s regime.