The Idea of Tradition in Querida Amazonia

February 18, 2020 Eduardo Echeverria 4

In the recent post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Querida Amazonia (Beloved Amazon), Pope Francis refers to the transmission throughout time—the traditionary process—of the “authentic Tradition of the Church” (§66). Tradition here is spelt with a capital T. […]


National Conservatism and the ‘True Europe’

February 16, 2020 Alvino-Mario Fantini 5

There are a lot of fancy terms being used to describe today’s changing political landscape. There’s Eatwell and Goodwin’s ‘national populism,’ Dueck’s ’conservative nationalism,’ and the ‘populist nationalism’ of Steve Bannon. And then there’s ‘national […]


A Lesson in Realism for Iran

January 31, 2020 William Kilpatrick 15

According to many pundits and prognosticators, the targeted killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was going to precipitate World War III. And if not that, it would certainly land us in a quagmire like the […]


I, Nebuchadnezzar

January 12, 2020 Dr. Douglas Farrow 18

King Nebuchadnezzar made a golden statue whose height was sixty cubits and whose width was six cubits; he set it up on the plain of Dura in the province of Babylon. Then King Nebuchadnezzar sent for […]