This of course is a rhetorical question, much like, Is the Pope Catholic? Western universities have been hotbeds of radicalism and leftist ideology for some time now, certainly since the 60s, when they were deliberately targeted by the New Left,
Prime Minister John Howard has been receiving some flack (expectedly) from the left, the multicultural lobby, and the forces of PC, over some rather sensible remarks he made on Friday concerning immigration.
How have the universities grappled with the tragic events of 9/11? Have they learned anything? Have they had a change of heart? Have they given up on some of their radical ways? Not according to Harvey Mansfield. He should know.
How can someone possibly manage to fill a 400-page book with example after example of Christians being persecuted in the United States? Only if there happens to be a whole lot of cases of Christian persecution. And that
How long will it be before Christianity is illegal in Britain? Not long, argues Melanie Phillips. The author of Londonistan writes in the Daily Mail (September 7, 2006) that Christianity is quickly heading to extinction. It is being hounded out
Those involved in the culture wars (such as myself) often are asked if this may not be at best a distraction from the gospel or at worst, a perversion of it. ‘Why waste time tying to reform society? Just save
CultureWatch is many things, but it is certainly about engaging in the culture wars we find ourselves in. Not everyone is convinced this is a worthwhile calling. Some say it is a waste of time, or not a biblical priority.
This is a very important book. It is also a very frightening book. Its thesis is that Britain has largely created a culture which breeds Islamic terrorism. British authorities have certainly done very little to discourage it,
Federal Health Minister Tony Abbott recently gave a speech in which he sought to defend the place of faith in the political arena. An edited version of his speech was reprinted in the Australian (August 24, 2006). In the article
Theodore Dalrymple is a top-notch English commentator and a gifted essayist. The articles featured here represent some of his best and most recent writings. The volume is divided into two major sections: arts and letters, and society and politics.
Mark Tooley, writing in the latest American Spectator (August 15, 2006) notes that it is not just marriage that homosexual activists want, but the entire redefinition of family and relationships. He argues that the radical homosexual agenda includes not just
It is a tricky thing to hold two passports. There are always questions of divided loyalties with dual citizenship. As someone in this position, I am quite aware of the associated problems. The same can be said about the Christian
It goes without saying that there are plenty of people who dislike the work I am involved in. Strong criticism comes from all the usual suspects: the various lobby groups, secular humanists, civil libertarians, radical feminists, etc. Such flak goes
A lot of thought has gone into human mortality, and how we can prolong life. Less thought has gone into the question of why nations die. But nations, like people, do have a beginning, and do have an end. Thus