A Transcendentalist Moment
Barton Gingerich, The American Spectator
America’s favorite heresy enters the Inauguration tradition.
To Bury or to Burn? Cremation in Christian Perspective
David Jones, The Gospel Coalition
Lacking explicit moral guidance from Scripture, cremation has become an increasingly popular option for contemporary believers and unbelievers alike. Yet for much of history, cremation has been avoided and discouraged by nearly everyone in the Judeo-Christian tradition.
The Paradox of Persons Forty Years After Roe
Gerard V. Bradley, Public Discourse
The Roe Court’s suppression of a foundational question—who is the law for—means that the decision could be overturned by any of several feticide cases that could reach the current Court.
Environmentalism’s Deep Misanthropy
Wesley J. Smith, First Things
David Attenborough—famous for hosting BBC’s The Living Planet and other nature documentaries—has recently drawn headlines for lambasting humans as a “plague on the Earth.”