Jack Kerwick received his doctoral degree in philosophy from Temple University. His area of specialization is ethics and political philosophy. He is a professor of philosophy at several colleges and universities in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Jack blogs at Beliefnet.com: At the Intersection of Faith & Culture. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or friend him on facebook. You can also follow him on twitter.
When it was revealed that Dylann Roof, the 21 year-old white man responsible for murdering nine black Christians in their Charleston, South Carolina church, had affection for the Confederate flag, the movers and shakers in the political, corporate, and media worlds launched a campaign to extirpate the flag from every vestige of public life.
While Americans of a certain political persuasion are having conniptions over the sight of the Confederate flag, Donald Trumps remarks on Mexican immigrants, and a Christian bakers refusal to bake a wedding cake for a homosexual couple, Christians like the Abada family in Iraq suffer real persecution the likes of which most of us can scarcely imagine.
Laudato Si, Pope Francis latest encyclical, is quite provocative.
At the moment, Donald Trump, deservedly, is all of the rage for remarks he made regarding Mexican immigrants to the United States.
Some food for thought
The Dylann Roof/Charleston massacre supplies much food for thought.
The events of Rachel Dolezal and Caitlyn Jenner are classic textbook case studies in the intellectual and moral incoherence of the contemporary leftist/progressive worldview.
No event in the pop culture more attests to the right-wings hold over it than the celebration visited upon the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner phenomenon.
St. Louis University, a Roman Catholic institution of higher learning, capitulated to student and faculty demands to remove a 19th century statue from campus.
In 1976, Alex Haley authored the nearly 1,000-page, Roots: The Saga of An American Family. The following year, ABC aired a mini-series that was based upon it. Both book and television show proved to be tremendous successes. Now, the History Channel has officially announced that it will remake Roots.
Colin Flaherty, the author of the best-seller, White Girl Bleed A lot, has once again revealed his heroism in his latest, Dont Make the Black Kids Angry.
The theory behind the Democrats policies
Its the ideology, stupid.
A look at media double standards in covering black criminality.
Exposing and debunking the latest leftist academic fad
The mass murder of nearly 150 Kenyan Christian college students by Islamic predators is but the latest manifestation of a phenomenon that is now so common in places all around the world that we would be well served to give it a name.
What we call manners consists of a family of habits or customs that are, with ever greaterindeed, alarmingfrequency, regarded as, at best, niceties or pleasantries.
Easter is upon us.
This year isnt just the golden anniversary of Selma. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the murder of Malcolm X.
Ben Carson got himself into some trouble a couple of weeks back for remarks concerning homosexuality that he made during an exchange with CNNs Chris Cuomo.
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