Holier than Them

My friend, the inestimable Robert George, likes to ask his college students…

Anthony Esolen is a professor of English at Providence College. He is the author of works such as Defending Marriage: Twelve Arguments for Sanity, Life Under Compulsion: Ten Ways to Destroy the Humanity of Your Child, The Beauty of the Word: A Running Commentary on the Roman Missal. He is a graduate of Princeton and the University of North Carolina. Anthony Esolen is on the advisory board of the Catholic Education Resource Center.

Is Islam a Religion of Peace?

Is Islam a religion of peace? Is it compatible with Western liberalism?…

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a Senior Fellow with the Future of Diplomacy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at The Harvard Kennedy School, a Fellow at the Hoover Institute at Stanford University, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Ayaan was named one of TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” of 2005, one of the Glamour Heroes of 2005 and Reader’s Digest’s European of the Year for 2005. She is the best selling author of Infidel and Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now.

Euthanizing Children

The death of a terminally ill seventeen-year-old boy made headlines recently, as…

Wesley J. Smith is a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism and a consultant to the Patients Rights Council. His new book Culture of Death: The Age of “Do Harm” Medicine was just published by Encounter Books.

The triumph of the will over the intellect

There was a time when debates consisted in measured arguments, logical in…

Father George W. Rutler is the pastor of St. Michael’s church in New York City. He has written many books, including: Hints of Heaven: The Parables of Christ and What They Mean for You, Principalities and Powers: Spiritual Combat 1942-1943, Cloud of Witnesses – Dead People I Knew When They Were Alive.