Category Archives: Christianity

Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World (2017)

Rebelling against the power and corruption of The Vatican, Martin Luther exploited the social media of the era (the Guttenberg printing press), using sometimes crude and bombastic language to repudiate the base assumptions of the elite power structure of his … Continue reading

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The Alt-Right & “Alt-Christianity”

In Time, Brian McClaren pens a Dreher-like warning (“The ‘Alt-Right’ Has Created Alt-Christianity”): In a December 2016 conversation, journalist Graeme Wood, a former high school classmate of [Richard] Spencer’s, was surprised when Spencer started talking to him about religion, not defending … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher’s Monastic Vision

In The New Yorker, Joshua Rothman has a profile of “Rod Dreher’s Monastic Vision”. It’s a fairly empathetic take on Dreher, although Rothman does go off an overly-lengthy “Why are Dreher-types still opposed to gay marriage” rant. As I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Reno: Return of the Strong Gods

Writing in First Things, R. R. Reno has a beautifully written piece titled “Return of the Strong Gods”. Reno puts forth a basic ‘Death of the West’ case, albeit one that has unfolded (especially after 1945) as a growing sense … Continue reading

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The New Normal – Pt. 52,915

With everything else going on, we had a few more instances of the so-called ‘New Normal’. In Sweden: STOCKHOLM –  The Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan was a rejected asylum-seeker who eluded authorities’ attempts to deport him by giving … Continue reading

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French Catholics’ Political Awakening

Philip Jenkins reports on an interesting turn in France: Something quite un­expected is happening in France: in what has long been regarded as one of the world’s most secular societies, Catholics are now re­emerging as a potent force in public … Continue reading

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Mexican Archdiocese: Those Who Work on Trump’s Wall are “Immoral”

In case you needed one, here is reason #2,193 that Christianity ultimately undermines white identity: In a powerfully worded editorial, the Catholic archdiocese of Mexico City has condemned all companies and individuals who would work on Donald Trump’s border wall, … Continue reading

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Reason #3,192 for Trump’s Election Win

The Atlantic has a brief piece titled “White Evangelicals Believe They Face More Discrimination Than Muslims”. Donald “Grab ‘Em By The P*ssy” Trump won 80% of the evangelical vote, to HRC’s 20%. That should be a wake up call, no?

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Clark: Is Contemporary Christianity a Suicide Cult?

Alfred Clark asks “Is Contemporary Christianity a Suicide Cult?”: Athough I’m not very religious, religion interests me, especially the current trajectory of Christianity in the West.  What I mean here is mainstream Christianity in the United States and Europe, not … Continue reading

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Pope v. Populism

The Commie Pope implicitly compares Trump to… drumroll…. Madrid (AFP) – Pope Francis warned against populism, saying it could lead to the election of “saviours” like Hitler. In an hour-long interview with Spanish newspaper El Pais conducted as Donald Trump … Continue reading

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