Religion

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Portrait of a Psychopath

What makes Islamic terrorists tick? Why do jihadists emulate Mohammad in thought, word and deed? Why is he their supreme model? It’s not a pretty picture.

Conservatism: The Alabaster Elephant

I ended “Religion vs. The Arts” in The New Romanticist by noting that some of the most magnificent art of the past had religious themes or themes derived from religion (e.g., Michelangelo’s heroic “David,” the somber “Pieta,” and the indescribable Sistine Chapel). The subject of that art was man himself, with religion serving as a […]

Religion, Education and The State

Northwest Rankin High School in Flowood, Mississippi is under fire for allegedly forcing its students to attend and listen to Christian lectures during three assemblies held in April alone. Worse yet, students were barred from leaving and teachers blocked the exits to prevent any of them from doing so. A lawsuit has been filed on […]