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November 5, 2012 | WeeklyStandard.com

Voice of America

March 24, 2012 | Wall Street Journal

Has the Sexual Revolution Been Good for Women? No

It seems difficult to argue that the results of the revolution have been a slam-dunk for happiness...
September 17, 2010 | Claremont Institute

Hear Me Roar

A review of When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present, by Gail Collins...
May 17, 2010 | Weekly Standard

The Convert Conundrum

The long parade of worldly believers...

February 26, 2010 | Washington Post

For soldiers, single motherhood becomes another battlefield

So let's ask that question about another group of soldiers who haven't attracted as much talk but should: mothers, many of them single, in combat boots -- and combat zones. . . .

February 1, 2010 | First Things

Christianity Lite

Once in a while comes an historical event so momentous, so packed with unexpected force, that it acts like a large wave under still water, propelling us momentarily up from the surface of our times onto a crest, where the wider movements of history may be glimpsed better than before. . . .

December 1, 2009 | First Things

How Pedophilia Lost Its Cool

The reason that the monstrous crime of pedophilia matters is simple: In an increasingly secular age, it is one of the few taboos about which people on both sides of the religious divide can agree. . . .

October 21, 2009 | First Things

Karen Novak, 1938–2009

I almost emailed Karen today...

October 14, 2009 | National Review

The 2010 Nobel Peace Prize

If Obama 2009 is the reindeer steak, Polanski 2010 will be the lingonberry sauce...

October 8, 2009 | First Things

What Does Woman Want?

For a few interesting weeks this summer—­catapulted by romantic melodramas with a wide cast of characters, including Republican politicians and popular reality-show parents Jon and Kate—the question of opposite-sex marriage and its own meaning momentarily took center stage...

October 5, 2009 | Weekly Standard

My Irving Kristol and Ours

A young woman came by to visit the Policy Review offices a few weeks ago...

July 16, 2009 | Catholic Thing

Two, Three, Many Charlotte Simmonses

In a few weeks, millions of idealistic and enthusiastic teenagers will embark on or continue a time-honored and familiar American ritual: losing their religion...

June 27, 2008 | National Review Online

The Unbelievably Annoying Problem of Christian Moral High Ground

Dear Distinguished Atheist Friends (that’s Lieber Herren Doktoren Atheisten Freunde auf Deutsch!),...

June 20, 2008 | National Review Online

Query: Do Atheists Know Any Human Women, Human Children, or Human Families?

That’s how I’m starting to think about You!...

June 13, 2008 | National Review Online

About Those Totally Annoying Christian Convert Traitors

Dear Major Atheist Author BFFs,...

June 6, 2008 | National Review Online

The Trouble with Dull Art

Hey there, all You major league atheist Guys!!! It’s me, A.F., reporting for duty again,...

May 30, 2008 | National Review

The Trouble with Good Works

Dear Friends Messrs. Dawkins, Dennett, Harris, Hitchens, Onfray, Stenger & etc. again,...

May 23, 2008 | National Review

Some Little Contradictions and How They Grew

I hope that by now You’ve all gotten my first Letter and that Everybody’s had a chance to read it and think over my points and suggestions...

May 16, 2008 | National Review Online

The Loser Letters

An open letter to those spokesmen for the New Atheism who have labored mightily these last few years to sweep aside religion’s paralytic webs of superstition and prejudice, and to liberate the rest of our Species via Science and Enlightenment:...

April 9, 2007 | Weekly Standard

Do Campuses Tilt Left?

Every once in a while, something you read is so otherwise inexplicable that satire seems the safest bet...

February 16, 2007 | Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)

Curse of the Christian-Bashers

Heavens, it's getting crowded in the pews these days -- at least with Democratic presidential candidates...

Blogs

October 29, 2010 | Corner (National Review Online)

‘The Trojan Pragmatist’

Kathryn’s thorough and informative interview with Stanley Kurtz about his new book, Radical-in-Chief: Barack Obama and the Untold Story of American Socialism, is must reading...
April 28, 2010 | In Character

HBO's You Don't Know Jack (Kevorkian)

Was getting to know Jack Kevorkian, the assisted suicide doctor, a culturally worthy project? How well did the biopic do in presenting the man and the issues...

Interviews

July 20, 2012 | National Review Online

Pill Buzz Kill

July 17, 2010 | Catholic Post Book Group

Interview with Mary Eberstadt, author of "The Loser Letters"

I had the opportunity to e-interview Mary Eberstadt, the author of The Loser Letters. I hope you'll enjoy the conversation as much as I did, and it will inspire you to read the book even more...
April 23, 2010 | National Review

Don’t Lose Out: Mary Eberstadt on Her New Book

The author of The Loser Letters dishes on A. F. Christian, “New Atheism,” and the Facebook generation...

Other Media

December 1, 2011 | Policy Review

Witness to Life

Mary Eberstadt on A Point in Time: The Search for Redemption in this Life and the Next by David Horowitz...
December 1, 2010 | Policy Review

The Cold War Pope

Mary Eberstadt on The End and the Beginning: Pope John Paul II — The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy by George Weigel...
March 22, 2010 | First Things

The Loser Letters

The Loser Letters is a pro-religious satire of atheism, told from the point of view of a worldly and troubled twenty-something girl. It’s an unusual book by most standards...

October 8, 2007 | Mercatornet

How the West might find God again

Western society is increasingly secularised...

June 22, 2007 | Policy Review

How the West Really Lost God

For well over a century now, the idea that something about modernity will ultimately cause religion to wither away has been practically axiomatic among modern, sophisticated Westerners...