Category: Mere O Toast

Thomas Aquinas Reviews Worship Songs: Above All

Whether Our Lord “thought of me above all?” Objection 1: It would seem that Christ, in his humanity, thought of me above all. For the Apostle writes “let each esteem others better than themselves. Look not every man on his...

/ April 13, 2020

What America Needs Now: A Williamson National Unity Cabinet

By the Mere O Editors In the last Democratic debate, Joe Biden declared that he would nominate a woman as his vice-presidential running mate. That felt right at the time. But times have changed. Biden needs to go much, much...

/ April 8, 2020

Baby Yoda Explains Christian Denominations

Contributions from Jake Meador, Jon Askonas, Chris Krycho, Matthew Loftus, Christian Young, and John Shelton. Credit to Twitter users Jake Raabe and Woke Space Jesuit for some joke ideas. Weird Baptist Twitter: Do not violate Baby Yoda’s soul freedom by...

/ December 6, 2019

Thomas Aquinas Reviews Worship Songs: Breathe

Whether “This is the Air I Breathe”? Objection 1: It would seem that God is, in fact, the air I breathe. The Psalmist writes, “Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?” Therefore,...

/ November 8, 2019

Ten Fun Things to Do This Summer Other Than Go to War with Iran

By Susannah Black, Christian Young, and Jake Meador Looking for some creative summer weekend plans and keep coming back to the possibility of military intervention in Iran? Before you pencil that in, consider these less-expensive alternatives that are just as...

/ June 26, 2019

The Radicalization of John Avery Whittaker

By Matthew Loftus, Christian Young, and Jake Meador In the aftermath of Tyler Huckabee’s investigation into the current status of one John Avery Whittaker, former resident of Odyssey and purveyor of Whit’s End, we the writers of Mere Orthodoxy have...

/ May 20, 2019

The Mere Orthodoxy Holiday Gift Giving Guide

By Matthew Loftus, Jake Meador, and Jon Askonas For the Christian progressive in your life: We recommend a pair of boots with great tread and cleats to help them successfully navigate those slippery slopes. (Numerous retailers, $30-$200.) For the Person...

/ December 19, 2018

Forthcoming Special Edition Bibles from a Major Christian Publisher

The Mere O team has deep connections to the Christian publishing industry, and over the course of a recent three-mocktail lunch in midtown Manhattan with an unnamed industry bigwig, our operative managed to secure a list of titles forthcoming from...

/ November 29, 2018

“Avoidance Is Not Purity”: An Ode on the Pence Rule

By Eric Hutchinson “Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?”–King Solomon

/ May 7, 2018