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  • Guest Post from Rachel Ruddy: Dreaming from the Depths image

    Guest Post from Rachel Ruddy: Dreaming from the Depths

    I was recently having a conversation with my children about their dreams. We were all able to relate to recurring dreams of being in deep water, sinking and struggling,... Read more
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    The Ideas Industry

    It must be frustrating for Tom Nichols to have released his book The Death of Expertise and then found, through no fault of his own, that Daniel Drezner was releasing... Read more
  • Four Quick Thoughts on Virtue Signalling image

    Four Quick Thoughts on Virtue Signalling

    Virtue signalling is everywhere on social media. Most people seem to agree on that, even if they can't always agree on what qualifies, or how defensible it is. But after... Read more
  • The Hidden and the Manifest image

    The Hidden and the Manifest

    Sometimes the only way of explaining David Bentley Hart is to turn his arguments into aphorisms, or tweet-length summaries, and hope you've understood him correctly.... Read more
  • Guest Post from Rachel Ruddy: Suicide and Hope image

    Guest Post from Rachel Ruddy: Suicide and Hope

    Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-29 year olds worldwide. It accounts for 8% of all deaths. In the UK, suicide is the leading cause of death in young... Read more
  • Why the Church is Like Crazy Horse image

    Why the Church is Like Crazy Horse

    In the Black Hills of South Dakota, there is a mountainside with a face carved out of it. Unlike its more famous neighbour, Mount Rushmore, it features not four faces,... Read more
  • What Should Be Is Not Yet What Is image

    What Should Be Is Not Yet What Is

    Of all creatures, only God's image can cry,
    And laughter is also exclusively his—
    For he alone senses our world has gone wrong,
    And sees that what should be is not yet...
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  • (Wo)men of the Word image

    (Wo)men of the Word

    Jen Wilkin's Women of the Word is not just the best book on Bible study for women that I have read; it is the best book on Bible study for anybody that I have read. Jen... Read more
  • Only Supernaturalists Really See Nature image

    Only Supernaturalists Really See Nature

    If you are not French, you can see Frenchness more clearly than those who are. The Latinity of Latin is far more obvious to us than it was to the Romans. In the same... Read more
  • Progressivism and the Death of Expertise

    Self-styled progressives—or Whigs—bemoan the death of expertise. If ordinary people don't believe the experts, so the argument goes, they will believe anything: that... Read more