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Entries by Charles J. Reid, Jr. from 01/2013

Against Apocalypticism

| Posted 01.10.2013 | Religion

Most people probably took the Mayan Apocalypse as light-heartedly as I did, though clearly there were some who really thought the end was nigh. What worries me, however, is that this story is symptomatic of a more pathological apocalypticism that has begun to permeate American culture.

The American Catholic Church and Roe. v. Wade

| Posted 01.24.2013 | Religion

Many American Catholics took exception to this decision and have engaged in four decades of political action to reverse this outcome. There might have been a time when this strategy was viable. No longer.