Category: Pro-Life

More About Evangelicalism

Matthew L. Anderson linked to an article by Dr. Matt Jensen of the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola a few days ago, which sparked some fruitful discussion in the comments section. I emailed Dr. Jensen to see what he had...

/ December 7, 2006

Essays to Live By: Smart Guys on Diverse and Sundry Topics

I spent the last hour reading a few very, very good essays and interviews. I was only intending to spend 15 minutes or so, but the more I read the more I was edified. Steven Pinker has come under fire...

/ December 1, 2006

Whence Wither? Here.

A friend pointed out this article in the San Francisco Chronicle by Discovery Institute member Wesley Smith. In it, he looks “into the crystal ball about the controversies that can be expected to roil society over issues of science and...

/ November 6, 2005

Pro-Life Post

It’s not very often that we post something related to pro-life issues, but Robert George’s summary of a pro-life event at Princeton caught my eye. Ramesh wowed an audience of 300 at Princeton last night with a devastating critique of...

/ November 4, 2005

More Moloch…

New Mere O friend John Schroeder of Blogotional is worried that I’m spending too much time in the ivory tower. Apparently, he thinks that I’ve spent so much time up there that he needs to point out when he’s making...

/ March 31, 2005

Moloch will eat his children…..

Check out this provocative piece from Meghan Cox Gurdon in NRO, in which she draws a parallel between cannabilism and stem cell research. It’s written in the style of Lewis’ Screwtape Letters, though it lacks the wit. A snippet: “I...

/ March 29, 2005

Pagan vs. Christian in the Schiavo Case

One of the issues at the heart of the debate is the battle for the inherent sanctity of life. Americans are now asking themselves: is a life of suffering worth listening? The fact that we are now asking this question...

/ March 24, 2005

Robert George on Terry Schiavo

Robert George on Terry Schiavo (ht: Volokh Conspiracy): I don’t see that any just authority of the state of Florida is being displaced by the effort of Congress to ensure that Terri’s right to life is honored and that civil...

/ March 21, 2005

Terri Schiavo Case – Bush gets involved

This case is really getting to my heart – I haven’t become this spirited about an issue for quite some time. Michael Schiavo, Mrs. Schiavo’s husband, is allowing her to slowly die since he removed her feeding tube. So far,...

/ March 21, 2005

European Birth Rates

Donald Sensing at One Hand Clapping links to a few articles detailing the impending crisis in Europe. The Pope coined the term ‘culture of death.’ Europe’s culture of death might just result in the death of cultural Europe. Too much...

/ March 21, 2005