Archives for October 2015

George Weigel’s Leaps of Faith, Propaganda de Fide and the Overly Broad Brush (2012)

This essay critiques Roman Catholic writer George Weigel for his tendency to interpret any American conflict with Russia through a neo-con, cold war lens and characterize it as a religious conflict between the Roman Catholic West and Orthodox East. It is published for the first time here.

The Cross of Christ is Foolishness to the World: A Swedish Lutheran Bishop Wars Against the Christian Faith

The proposal to remove the cross from a Christian church, while ostensibly a gesture of accommodation to faiths other than her own, is nothing less than the collapse of Christianity within the institutional structures of that church.