Part of the problem, I came to realize, was that Evangelical fears about Mary are visceral and not entirely theological. Indeed, much of the conflict between Catholics and Evangelicals is cultural, not theological. Evangelical culture (whether you’re a man or a woman) is overwhelmingly masculine, while Catholic culture (again, whether you’re a man or a woman) is powerfully feminine. And the two groups often mistake their cultural differences for theological ones.
[E]xperimentation does not create absolute knowledge but rather changes both the burden and the standard of proof for those who disagree with its findings.
Ne rien faire, ne rien laisser faire, tout faire faire
On Monday at the National Geographic Museum, the American Enterprise Institute inaugurated its Vision Talks series with the topic of “A Conservative Vision for Social Justice.” It was neither — but it was not unpromising.
The evening began with the president of AEI, Arthur Brooks, who preached…