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Why Be Virtuous?

Why Be Virtuous? By F. Samuel Brainard In the final days of October, more than a dozen pipe bombs were sent by a political fanatic to members of the opposing political party in the U.S.; Read more…

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Art-Work in the Age of Trump

Art-Work in the Age of Trump By Rachel Alliston Last August, at a Counterpoint conference in Berlin, Anthea Butler gave a keynote speech on the intersection of religious practice, religious freedom, and the secular state. Read more…

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On Fighting Well

On Fighting Well By John Thatamanil Can we find certain convictions abhorrent without abhorring those who subscribe to them? Put crudely, can we refuse to hate the haters? If it is possible, is it also Read more…

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Our Hitch-Up Culture

Our Hitch-Up Culture By Anna Mercedes           I teach in an American university culture where there is a lot of concern about the students’ casual hook-up culture—a too-fast coupling without long-term Read more…