PowerLinks 11.17.14

November 17, 2014 • by Joe Carter

PowerLinks 11.17.14

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Video: F.H. Buckley on Unchecked Presidential Power

On Tuesday, the Acton Institute, along with our friends from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, welcomed F.H. Buckley, Foundation Professor at George Mason University School of Law and author of The Once and Future King: The Rise of Crown Goverment in America, for a lecture presentation in the Acton Building’s Mark Murray Auditorium. Continue Reading...

Against Macho Posturing: Watering the Roots of Christian Masculinity

In case you hadn’t noticed, “manly Christianity” has become somewhat of a thing. From the broad and boilerplate Braveheart analogies of John Eldredge to the UFC-infused persona of the now embattled Mark Driscoll, evangelical Christianity has been wrestling with how to respond to what is no doubt a rather serious crisis of masculinity. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.14.14

Two new studies show charter schools can work — if you give them time Max Ehrenfreund, Washington Post The argument for charter schools has always been based on the theory that competition is good. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks 11.13.14

What the Pope could do to defend religious freedom John L. Allen Jr., Crux Just by reading the news, one has the impression that religious freedom is under threat today. From the carnage unleashed by the self-declared Islamic State in Iraq and Syria to church/state tensions across the West, the picture seems to grow murkier and grimmer by the day. Continue Reading...