Where Is the Virtue?
Anthony Esolen, Public Discourse
Our culture has become soft. We suppose that sex is too trivial to require virtue, yet we also believe it is so significant that to suggest any restraint upon its consensual exercise is an affront to the most important fount of human dignity.
In Defense of the Innocent
Christopher O. Tollefsen, Public Discourse
Although Nigel Biggar’s new book on just war has many strengths, the author gets himself into a moral muddle over the question whether the deaths of innocent non-combatants can be deliberately chosen in war.
Marriage, Reason, and Religious Liberty: Much Ado About Sex, Nothing to Do with Race
Ryan T. Anderson, Heritage Foundation
Believing that marriage is the union of man and woman is a reasonable position held by many. Bans on interracial marriage, by contrast, were grossly unreasonable. Protecting religious liberty and the rights of conscience does not restrict anyone’s freedom to enter into whatever romantic partnerships he or she wishes.
Things You Should Know About The Chronicles of Narnia
Joe Carter, The Gospel Coalition
The end of March marked the sixty-fifth anniversary of C.S. Lewis completing The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, the first book in the Chronicles of Narnia series. Here are nine things you should know about the Lewis’ beloved novels.