Both Marc Thiessen and his critics have misunderstood an important moral distinction on the question of torture.
Critics of home-schooling need to be tutored about the nature of education and the family.
As we attempt to revive the global financial system, it may be time to reconsider the long tradition that warned against the dangers of borrowing.
The controversial Tariq Ramadan’s latest book promotes a “Western” version of Islam. Is he the “Muslim Martin Luther”?
A recent First Things article on natural law misses the mark.
Are we prepared to acknowledge the moral stakes in Obama’s new push against “Don’t ask, don’t tell?”
A political scientist explains why the concept of “strict scrutiny” is alien to the Constitution and why it poses a threat to a constitutionally defensible judicial review.
The Supreme Court’s bad ruling in the DC handgun case may soon undergo a drastic and very damaging expansion.
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Rumors of God’s death may have been greatly exaggerated, but the prevalence of a materialistic philosophy that cannot give an adequate account of human freedom and moral responsibility has put in jeopardy many of the core ideas at the base of our civilization. Without metaphysics we are left simply with physics, and physics is about power, leverage, and force.
Although many Jews have been misled into thinking otherwise, Judaism is not compatible with political support for abortion.
Reflecting on the experiences behind #MeToo teaches us that something is deeply broken at the heart of the sexual revolution.
The beautiful, happy 2018 Gerber Baby, Lucas, is lucky to be alive. Most children diagnosed with Down syndrome in utero are now killed before birth.
For C.S. Lewis, the body and the erotic procreative relationship between men and women are not mere nature, to be manipulated and embellished. They are not mere matter, to be shaped in any way that we please. They are, rather, an indicator of a larger order, something that offers us a clue to that larger order and that has to be understood in the light of it.
Any serious critique of abortion must acknowledge what many abortion advocates do not: freedom does not require women to become like men.