Analysis

Take the Red-Eye

August 1, 2022 Dr. Douglas Farrow 27

It beggars belief that the bishop of Rome would visit Canada, to cement a series of apologies for Catholic failings in the residential schools affair, without taking a considered position on the charge of genocide. […]

Essay

The Hole in Your Culture

April 5, 2022 Dr. Douglas Farrow 8

In his Notes Towards the Definition of Culture (1948), T. S. Eliot writes that “all parties live in amity, so long as they accept some common moral conventions.” While that may seem rather general and somewhat overstated, it is […]

Essay

Segregation Sunday

February 11, 2022 Dr. Douglas Farrow 22

Editor’s note: Earlier this week, the Catholic bishops of Quebec accepted the province’s imposition of COVID-19 vaccine passports as a requirement to attend religious services, while stating that they continue to petition the government to […]

Essay

Apocalypse 2020

December 30, 2020 Dr. Douglas Farrow 25

It has been an apocalyptic year. As one who teaches theology and ethics, and writes biblical commentary too, permit me to explain that an “apocalypse,” properly speaking, is not a disaster, a scene of death […]