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The Voice of the Natural Will - Glory to God for All Things

<i>Now the Lord is the Spirit; and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. (2Co 3:17)</i><p>Though many speak of the “free will” of human beings, …

Universalism - Judgment, Forgiveness, and the Middle Way – Departing Horeb

<i>What follows here is opinion, conjecture, and hypothetical thought. It is not presented as “teaching” or any sort of official stance of Orthodoxy, in</i> …

History's Detectives - Glory to God for All Things

The search for the historical <i>anything</i> is an exercise in fantasy and imagination, a good movie, but not good for much else. C.S. Lewis noted that …

The Ideology of Caitlyn Jenner

“Ideology” is a word with a number of meanings, but the most useful, I think, was put forward by Eric Voegelin. In his thought, “ideology” signifies …

Computer Science

Against Kant and Consumerism

Matthew Crawford is a motorcycle mechanic with a degree in physics and a Ph.D. in political philosophy. In <i>Shop Class As Soul Craft</i>, he surprised the …

Self-sufficiency

Save Marriage? It's Too Late.

The Pill made same-sex nuptials inevitable.<p>Opponents of legalized same-sex marriage say they're trying to protect a beleaguered institution, but they're a little late. The walls of traditional marriage were breached 40 years ago; what we are witnessing now is the storming of the last …

Marriage

30 time-saving Mac keyboard shortcuts

OS X and macOS Sierra includes Mac shortcuts for just about everything, so people who develop dexterous digits can make windows pop open and fly …

Tutorials

How to Wear a Seersucker Suit | The Art of Manliness

Listen to wise Atticus: give seersucker a chance.<p>Seersucker suits don’t get a lot of love these days.<p>A Missouri state legislator proposed a ban on …

Men's Fashion

Christian Millennials Work to Redeem Capitalism

The media has decided millennials don’t make any sense—for good reason. In September 2011, millennials helped take over New York City’s Zuccotti Park …

The Work That Saves - Glory to God for All Things

Do we cooperate in our salvation? Do our efforts make a difference?<p>These questions lie at the heart of a centuries-old religious debate in …

Sex and Danger at UVA | Vigen Guroian and William Wilson

This past November, <i>Rolling Stone</i> magazine published an article that told the story of a gang rape in a fraternity house at the University of …

The Writing's on the Wall for Christians

The current fight over Indiana is a real handwriting-on-the-wall moment for orthodox Christians and other religious conservatives, who now understand …

Religion

Public Policy’s Absent Aesthetics

What she said<br>“I smoke because I’m hoping for an early death,<p>And I need to cling to something…”<p>–the Smiths, “What She Said”<p>What do you notice about …

Smoking

The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil - Glory to God for All Things

<i>There is a death that leads to death and there is a death that leads to life. In them are hidden the meaning of all things.</i><p>As we approach Pascha, I …

The Mystical Reality of Holy Week - Glory to God for All Things

<i>As we journey through Holy Week…</i><p><i>For if the dead do not rise, then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, your faith is futile; you are</i> …

The Post-Indiana Future for Christians

I spent a long time on the phone last night with a law professor at one of the country’s elite law schools. This professor is a practicing Christian, …

Religion

Get Out of Hell Free - Glory to God for All Things

The Saturday before Palm Sunday is known as Lazarus Saturday among the Orthodox, and they celebrate Christ raising him from the dead just prior to …

Theology

Comment on How Much Do Music Artists Earn Online? by Tati

Everything you just said echoes the way that I have been feeling for the past couple of years, as technology has gotten more popular and so has …

Indiana General Assembly, 2018 Session

Going to Pot? | Damon Linker

It is safe to say that at some point in the not-too-distant future, America will confront the question of whether or not to legalize the use and …

Cannabis

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Painting

Synthetic Children | Robert Oscar Lopez

It can be difficult to live with an artist. Poe’s classic short story “Oval Portrait” details the tragedy of a beautiful young woman married to a …

Fashion Shows

San Francisco sparkles in stunning aerial images from 7,200 feet up

It only takes a shift in perspective to make a massive city look small.<p>Vincent Laforet, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer known for his stunning …

Column: The biggest scam bankrupting business and the middle class

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> On Monday, General Motors announced a $5 billion stock buyback. The beleaguered car-maker is appeasing grumbling shareholders by …

Conservatism for the City

Paul M. Weyrich, the long-time head of the Free Congress Foundation, was one of the great, if unsung, heroes of the conservative movement. Paul’s …

The Best Places to Live in San Diego

...If you want to ride your bike safely around town:<p>Carlsbad {92008}<p>This year marks the start of a new promotional campaign between the City of …

California

The Sixth Day of Creation: The Fashioning of Man

<b>THE SIXTH DAY OF CREATION: THE FASHIONING OF MAN</b><br>Wednesday, Lent Week I<br>Presanctified Liturgy: Gen. 1:24-2:3; Prov. 2:1-22<p>1. On the first Wednesday of …

The Gangsters of Ferguson

Darren Wilson was innocent. If only the city's cops offered their own citizens the same due process he received.<p>Yesterday the Justice Department released the results of a long and thorough investigation into the killing of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. The investigation concluded that …

Justice