During this Lenten season when Christians are preparing themselves for Easter Sunday, those of us who are living in relative peace and affluence should remember and pray for those brothers and sisters in the faith whose circumstances are not as friendly. To put it more accurately, Christians the world over should be mindful that at…

In an essay of mine from last week, I brought to readers’ attention the painful fact—particularly painful from this Catholic’s perspective—that even traditionally religious institutions of higher learning have succumbed to the leftist, Politically Correct ideology that dominates much of the Western academic world. I mentioned the case of Michael Smalanskas, a Providence College senior…

A few days ago, I had a conversation with a neighbor who revealed to me that, insofar as she would like to exercise her right to bear arms, she doesn’t consider herself especially “liberal.”  For this reason, she would eventually like to leave our painfully blue state of New Jersey. Yet during the course of…

It seems that it’s impossible to pass through a single week without hearing about multiple outrages in academia.  And it seems just as obvious that the most obscene of these outrages tend to unfold at the most prestigious institutions of higher learning. Take, for instance, the University of Pennsylvania.  Penn is an Ivy-league school located…

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Jack Kerwick

I have a Ph.D. in philosophy from Temple University, a master's degree in philosophy from Baylor University, and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religious studies from Wingate University. I teach philosophy at several colleges in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas.

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