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The Serial Killer as Folk Hero

THE BODY OF HOMICIDE VICTIM Joseph Tushkowski underwent “a bizarre mutilation,” proclaimed Oakland County (Mich.) medical examiner L.J. Dragovic in mid-June. According to the autopsy findings, the mutilator, after killing Tushkowski with a lethal injection, crudely ripped out his kidneys. He didn’t even bother to remove the dead man’s clothes, but simply lifted up the sweater, did his dirty work, Read More ›

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Exercising Faith

I am very honored to be here. Today has special meaning for me because two years and ten days ago, a month after my 19th birthday, I underwent open heart surgery. I suffer from Marfan Syndrome, a genetic disorder which causes aortic aneurysm. Growing up with a keen awareness of my mortality led me to pursue religious virtue and academic Read More ›

Jack Meets Gen X:

Gregory Dunn, , subtitle: Apologetics of Longing and the Postmodern Mood, NULL Read More ›
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The C. S. Lewis Readers’ Encyclopedia

Winner of the Gold Medallion Award (1999) for best book in category of biography/autobiography, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association. Many decades after his death, Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) only continues to grow in popularity among Christian and secular readers alike. In one definitive volume, The C. S. Lewis Readers’ Encyclopedia addresses all of Lewis’s writings as well as the major themes Read More ›

C.S. Lewis and Public Life Book

Contributing Authors FRED BARNES is Executive Editor at The Weekly Standard and a regular commentator on PBS’s “The McLaughlin Group.” DR. TOM BETHELL is the Washington, D.C. correspondent for The American Spectator and a Fellow at the Hoover Institution. DON BONKER, a former Congressman from Washington state, is President of the International Management and Development Institute in Washington, D.C. HON. Read More ›

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C.S. Lewis and Public Life Book

Should the government be viewed as the primary agent for solving social problems? Should it seek to equalize wealth among different groups of citizens? In short, what is the proper role of government? The essays in this chapter seek to answer such questions by examining Lewis’s defense of limited government and his critique of the welfare state. Contributing authors to Read More ›

Teaching the Origins Controversy

One can hardly imagine a more contentious issue in the American culture wars than the debate over how biological origins should be taught in the public schools. On the one hand, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Center for Science Education, and the American Civil Liberties Union have insisted that any departure from a strictly Darwinian approach to the …

Human Genome Map Has Scientists Talking About the Divine:

Aftershocks of the human genome announcement rippled through San Francisco all weekend as the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science brought thousands of thinkers here to mull the surprising fact that humans have only a few more genes than mice. But to my mind, the most memorable moment in these last few weeks of genetic Read More ›