The Dispatch

Why bother praying for politicians?

January 9, 2023 Jack Gist 5

I’ve been trying to pray for politicians lately. They seem like they could need it. But it’s not easy for me to be sincere in the endeavor. Many politicians make my skin crawl, some more […]

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Extra, extra! News and views for October 13, 2022

October 13, 2022 CWR Staff 10

Elite Students – “America’s elite university students are more demographically diverse than the general population, but more politically divided along lines of race, gender, sexuality, and religion.” Diverse and Divided: A Political Demography of American […]

Essay

J. R. R. Tolkien among the Illiberals

August 31, 2022 Ben Reinhard 8

Great literature is, almost inevitably, a political affair. It could hardly be otherwise. Poetry, as Aristotle recognized long ago, plays with the universals of human experience — and man is a political animal. Thus the […]