The Last (Non)Book of the Bible

Sometimes, I have my doubts about the numenous content of the bible. And I don’t mean about its truth, I mean about its potency. The phenomenal aspects of the lives of the prophets and other biblical subjects are very important as parallels and examples to our own lives, but the fantastical aspects of the bible…


ToTheSource on C.S. Lewis on the State

  Most of us are familiar with C. S. Lewis’s theological and philosophical writings, but you’ve made a point of drawing us to a neglected aspect of his thought, a deep-seated antipathy to “statism.” First of all, what is statism? Theroux: Statism is the view that all social and economic power in society should be…


Dolan on the Gospel of Life

On January 24, Archbishop Dolan, crusader for what is right and true, gave remarks at a law school, some of which I thought might be shared here… The title assigned me — Law and the Gospel of Life — obviously has in mind the masterful encyclical of Blessed John Paul II, Evangelium Vitae, the Gospel…


Democracy, the New Communism

“Democracy has nothing to do with freedom. Democracy is a soft variant of communism, and rarely in the history of ideas has it been taken for anything else.” – Hans Hoppe Commonly in political circles, you will hear people praising the U.S.’s commitment to democracy and freedom. The problem is, the two values are incompatible,…