By Jonathon Van Maren In this week’s State of the Culture update, I take a look at the most insightful analyses around–and the concerning trends you should be keeping an eye on. **** I find the Rebel.media tiresome a lot of the time—I simply can’t be angry that often, over things that inconsequential—but Theo Caldwell’s…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren As far back as I can remember, I wanted my own library. Not just a little bookshelf in the corner with my own small collection of volumes, but a big library, a grand library, a place where books and ideas and people and artifacts of all types cluttered about while I…Details
Rev. Douglas Wilson joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the state of free speech, the endgame of the Left, and the insanity of today’s campus culture.
Frank Schaeffer is a New York Times best-selling author–but in Christian circles, he is known as the son of the great theologian Francis Schaeffer. After his father died, Franky Schaeffer turned on the Christian Right and has spent much of his career since then repudiating what he once advocated. He joined me to discuss his…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Our second weekly State of the Culture review is ready, covering a wide variety of topics. From the declining abortion rate to the violence of Muslim refugees against Christian refugees to the transgender bathroom conundrum, here’s what you should know this week. **** First, the good news: The number of abortions…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Each Friday on The Bridgehead, I’m going to try post a quick list of columns and media stories that I think are worth taking a look at—or are at least good to be aware of. This way, a quick overview of my summaries will give you a synopsis of what’s going…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren It’s happened again—and who, really, is surprised? Ottawa, Colorado, Paris, and Paris once more—even the apocalyptic Mark Steyn could only write a column of resigned anger, betraying a palpable fatigue and an underlying worry that these sporadic explosions of bloodshed are simply now the way things are. French President Francois Hollande…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The Free Speech Apocalypse begins with President Barack Obama taking the podium on an ice-cold January day in 2013, thundering his loyalty to the Constitution to a roaring, adoring crowd. Well, almost all adoring. I was there that day watching Obama’s Second Inauguration, and I remember the sense of dread I…Details