Saturday, January 20, 2007

Items of Interest - 2nd Week After Epiphany 2007

More Americans join Orthodox Christian churches
USA TODAY story on the rise in American Orthodox converts.

After the Chrism Dries
David Tillman delineates some pitfalls awaiting converts to the Orthodox Church.

Secular Fundamentalists are the New Totalitarians
Tobias Jones on how militant secularists like Richard Dawkins are taking their revenge on us believers for refusing to stay in the closet.

American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War On America
Chris Hedges, a Secular Fundamentalist, mounts an eloquent and mendacious propaganda attack on the Christian Right. Scroll down for the first chapter, Faith. Note especially the opening quotation from Karl Popper, a clarion call for the repression of Christianity.

When will world confront the undead of Croatia?
by Julia Gorin. "Nazism is not 'part of the ugly past.' It was not a bout of madness that has been straightened out. The undead are among us."

Dickens and the French Revolution: Background
Peter J. Leithart examines the revolutionary and counter-revolutionary history that lies behind the development of 19th Century English literature.

“Socialism or Death” in Venezuela
Fidel's faithful disciple and his South American "Workers' Paradise".

Jimmy for Terror
A former president of the United States - a Nobel Peace Prize winner, no less - gives his blessing to wanton murder and terrorist assaults against Israel.

Carter: Morally vicious, morally unacceptable
Hugh Fitzgerald demolishes the myth of Jimmy Carter's integrity and moral uprightness.

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