Posts tagged "CULTURE CLASH"

Neocons Unveiled

“Perhaps,” writes The Weekly Standard‘s Christopher Caldwell, “we assume too much in asserting that the open democratic republics of the West are compatible with ‘religion.'” Surprising words coming from a senior editor of the neocon magazine, but nothing compared to what follows: “What lessons,” he asks, has America drawn from the French fracas of the question of...

Who’s Being Spooky?

Last Spring, President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti gave Voodoo official recognition, most notably legalizing Voodoo marriages. Now, reports Christianity Today, “Christians” fear a national “pact with the Devil” in the island nation. This is surprising news — not the pact, but the fact that Christianity Today, a smart glossy that represents the mainstream conservative evangelical view with panache, would...