It’s not only later than you think, we are not even in the same age anymore. by Rod Dreher A reader writes to discuss the 1954 book Psychological Warfare, by Paul Linebarger. The book is in the public domain here. Linebarger — bio here — was a Johns Hopkins professor of East Asia Studies and involved with the US intelligence community. […]
by Thomas D. Williams Welcome to the program, Dick. In a text that is coursing about on social media, professional God-slayer Richard Dawkins begrudgingly admitted that Christianity may actually be our best defense against aberrant forms of religion that threaten the world. “There are no Christians, as far as I know, blowing up buildings,” Dawkins […]
The Greatest Movement of Muslims Turning to Christ is Happening NOW Muslims are coming to Christ in amazing and mysterious ways. Men and women have met Christ in a dream or vision. Many others read the Qur’an in their own language for the first time (they memorize the Qur’an in Arabic) and realized they were […]
by Fr. Seraphim Rose Every Orthodox Christian is placed between two worlds: this fallen world where we try to work out our salvation, and the other world, heaven, the homeland towards which we are striving and which, if we are leading a true Christian life, gives us the inspiration to live from day to day […]
by Harry Farley And you know what atheists do, historically, when they are losing. Atheism is in decline and will be trumped by faith, the professor of science and religion at the University of Oxford has said. Professor Alister McGrath made his predictions during the annual Parchman Lectures at Baylor University’s Truett Theological Seminary, the […]
And don’t you forget it. by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry We have forgotten just how deep a cultural revolution Christianity wrought. In fact, we forget about it precisely because of how deep it was: There are many ideas that we simply take for granted as natural and obvious, when in fact they didn’t exist until the arrival […]
I continued to call myself a Christian into my early twenties. When I finally stopped… it was because being a Christian no longer meant anything.
by Fr. Hans Jacobse “Only Christianity can tolerate liberty.”
by the New Hieromartyr Hilarion (Troitsky) [+1928] Note: This was a pamphlet St. Hilarion published in the intervening years between the failed 1905 Revolution and the unhappy 1917 Revolution. It was prophetic then; it is prophetic now. Will men of our era listen? Men verily swear by the greater (Heb. 6:16). This truth remains ever […]
A quote from C.S. Lewis One must keep on pointing out that Christianity is a statement which, if false, is of no importance, and, if true, of infinite importance. The one thing it cannot be is moderately important. from his writing, God in the Dock.