Schooling Some University Professors
A critique of myth theory by two professors from Yale and Notre Dame fails to hold water.
Justice Scalia’s Agenda-Free Agenda
Scalia presents himself as an originalist regarding constitutional understanding and legal philosophy, claiming to uphold what the constitution actually says.
The Fable of the Christ
If the story of Jesus were true, ancient writers should have commented on it—yet 126 (and counting) who might have done so, did not.
Answer to Stalin
I recently encountered a YouTube commenter who posted: “I would never rely on the words of an atheist, no matter how much of an expert he is.” Of course, I had to reply. “Why?” I wrote, “Is it simple religious bigotry, or your own ignorance about what it means to be an atheist? I suspect …
A Tale of Two Tomes
The original Catholic Encyclopedia (which I shall hereafter refer to as CE1907) was published in fifteen volumes over the period 1907–1913. It is an impressive, respectable production. Largely, I cannot argue with its i ntroductory claim, to be a work of “the foremost Catholic scholars in every part of the world . . . with …