Category Archives: culture

Iceberg Morality: The Christian Moral and Ethical Legacy of the West

I have become an avid Twitter follower of Rod Dreher, author of The Benedict Option, who has offered a lot of thoughtful and valuable insight into the implications of a post-Christian West, particularly in terms of how this is reflected … Continue reading

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Pentecostalism as the Second Protestant Reformation

A few years ago, I followed a fascinating social media discussion about the use of icons in the Eastern Orthodox tradition. Orthodox Christians regard images of Christ and the Apostles blessed by a priest as representing the actual presence of … Continue reading

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Socialist and National Socialist Megalomania

I offer this new word to add to your foreign language lexicon: “Schwerbelastungskörper” – German for “heavy load test structure.” It’s the name for a cluster of brie-shaped structures still visible in present-day Berlin that are associated with one of … Continue reading

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