Recently, via social media, I’ve become friends with a Catholic priest in Nigeria.  Because of the brutal persecution to which Christians in his country are routinely subjected by Muslims, I will not disclose his name.  Just a couple of days ago, he posted on his Facebook page a link to a story regarding a fellow…

With the election of President Trump and the rise of nationalist parties across the Western world, leftists in America and beyond are having a blast self-styling as “resistors” to “fascism.” They are specifically outraged over the “Islamophobia” of the President’s so-called “travel ban.” Yet the perpetually indignant, unsurprisingly, are utterly silent regarding the massive slaughter…

The left is always, but particularly in the era of Donald Trump, wailing over white Christian “supremacy.” Jeremy Scahill, writing months before the election of 2016 in The Intercept, is representative of this line of (un-)thinking. Scahill focuses specifically on Mike Pence, who would become the Vice President: “Pence’s ascent to the second most powerful…

The 17th anniversary of September 11, 2001 is upon us and the Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) at Ripon College had been planning a 9/11 project. Evidently, the school’s “Bias Protocol Board” is not too enthused over it. YAF’s “9/11: Never Forget Project,” which began 15 years ago, consists of 2,977 flags representing each life…

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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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