Tuesday, September 01, 2015

ToT Silicon Valley Fall Schedule

Our Fall 2015 TOTSV lineup is out. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for details!

Posted by Theology on Tap Silicon Valley on Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Future of the American Church?

The new class of seminarians at Rome's North American College just finished their week-long orientation. Keep them in your prayers!

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Sunday, August 30, 2015

Seminarians and a Vatican official at the Pontifical North American College describe the importance of brotherhood in preparing for the priesthood.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Saturday, August 29, 2015

More Talking About the Immigration Crisis

The European Union has announced emergency talks on 14 September to deal with the escalating refugee and forced...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Tuesday, September 1, 2015


Some soccer-playing migrant teenagers prepare to meet Pope Francis in New York City.

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Monday, August 31, 2015

Score One for...

James Lenahan from University of Notre Dame School of Architecture, is the winner of a "Papal Sanctuary Design Contest",...

Posted by Vatican Radio - English Section on Tuesday, September 1, 2015

New Macbeth Trailer

AICN Interview with Sam Elliott and Paul Weitz

AICN: Capone talks regrets, Lily Tomlin, and the mustache with GRANDMA star Sam Elliott and writer-director Paul Weitz!!!

Monday, August 31, 2015

Orthodox in Beijing

CHINESE ORTHODOX COMMUNITY IN BEIJING CELEBRATE ASSUMPTION DAYOn August 28, 2015, the rector of the church of the...

Posted by Митрополит Иларион Алфеев. Служба коммуникации ОВЦС on Monday, August 31, 2015

Chinese Orthodox community in Beijing celebrate Assumption Day

A Fair Characterization of the Current Pope?

This Pope Does Not “Do” Doctrine by Dr. William Oddie

Contra the Neocons: A Sensible Grand Strategy

One Presidential Debate You Won’t Hear: Why It is Time to Adopt a Sensible Grand Strategy by Franklin Spinney

Wishful Thinking?

That American police could be more like European police forces? (But how much confrontation of non-whites do these police forces do?)

What’s Wrong with Police in America by Dave Lindorff

Last Season of Downton Abbey

via AICN

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Old Europeans Were Old School Thugs by Razib Khan

Were there any societies that were purely matrilocal (or matrilineal), or was this a pattern that characterized most of those societies except for the elites, who were patrilocal? (See the posts on the Mosuo: Elusive Wapiti: How to Tell If You're In a Patriarchy, Damien Perrotin: Family Values, The truth about the Mosuo.)

"t"radition, Not "T"radition

Are the traditions in Orthodoxy burdensome?

Posted by Orthodox Christian Network on Saturday, August 29, 2015
Another long day ahead...

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Once a Jesuit, Always a Jesuit

Was reflecting over much of what was said during today's retreat -- how much was Latin theology channeled through a (former) Jesuit, and how much was Patristic?

Q&A with Paul Weyrich

Friday, August 28, 2015

Tom Woods Reviews Conservative Heroes

A Missing History of Conservatism
Conservative Heroes: Fourteen Leaders Who Shaped America, From Jefferson to Reagan, Garland S. Tucker III, ISI Books, 224 pages

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The Centrality of the Family to Politics

Properties of Blood: Preface by Thomas Fleming

Available online while the work is in progress; it will be taken down once it is ready to be published in paper. May he finish the book!

Korea's Little Sister to Play a Mother?

Moon Geun Young becomes a mother for her latest movie:

Posted by Soompi on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

He'll Probably Be Underappreciated

Ahn Sung-ki tries out Hollywood:What are your thoughts on Korean actors venturing into Hollywood films?

Posted by Soompi on Wednesday, August 26, 2015