The Virtues of Professional Wrestling

By Neil Dhingra In terms of book-length philosophical studies of professional wrestling, Douglas Edwards’s thoroughly enjoyable Philosophy Smackdown (2020) claims to be “the first of its kind,” which makes m... Read More...

A Time of Trial: What Then Shall We Do?

By Philip Turner This is the third and final essay in a series on the challenges facing the churches in the midst of the pandemic and the wake of the 2020 Presidential Election. In the first I suggested that... Read More...

What Is There to Talk About?

By Philip Turner Shortly before the recent election’s results were settled, I posted a short piece noting the extent of our divisions and the depth of our discontent. I went on to ask: what is the root cause of our inability to address the sickness now atta... Read More...

On Hunting

By Chip Prehn Sir Roger Scruton, who died too young last January, came late to fox-hunting but made up for this by becoming one of England’s most avid sportsmen and lovers of the chase. About 2001, I picked ... Read More...

Five Tips on Voting Like a Nonbeliever

By Sam Keyes Many Christians these days seem to spend a lot of energy figuring out how to properly separate or combine their faith from their politics. Which presidential candidate is more messianic? Which candidate is more likely to usher in the Kingdom of... Read More...

Enmity

By John Bauerschmidt Enmity is defined as “deep-seated unfriendliness accompanied by readiness to quarrel or fight; hostility; antagonism” (Funk & Wagnall’s Standard College Dictionary). As a state of be... Read More...

Katherine Hepburn and Zeal

This is the fourth post in a series in which I explore what classic film actresses in iconic roles can teach us — and, more particularly, my fast-growing daughter — about the seven classic virtues. These posts ... Read More...