By Jonathon Van Maren In his most recent reincarnation, formerly Catholic columnist Michael Coren is now in the strange position of being a sexual progressive, but late enough to the game that he doesn’t have anything new to say. Having gone the way of many Christians who find their principles too feeble to withstand the…Details
Pierre Lemieux, candidate for the leadership of the Conservative Party of Canada, is running to replace Stephen Harper–and he’s a social conservative. He joined Jonathon to discuss social conservatism in Canada, and how Canadians are responding to his message, and what we can do next.
By Jonathon Van Maren One of the more common questions I get after giving presentations on pornography is how I manage to unwind after spending an hour or so explaining how pervasive and pernicious porn is, and then fielding questions and having conversations filled with horror stories of the swathe of destruction porn has cut…Details
For years, Jessica Neely was one of the most popular porn stars in the industry. She saw what really went on, up close and personal. When she left, she embarked on a new mission: To tell the truth about the porn industry wherever she could. She joined Jonathon Van Maren to tell her story.
By Jonathon Van Maren When I was researching the various manifestations of North American hookup culture for my 2016 book The Culture War, one of the things I found was that contrary to popular belief, many people—especially women—were deeply unhappy with the state of affairs. In fact, one researcher found that the more young men…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Last night’s Munk Debate in Toronto was on a resolution that has been on everyone’s lips for the past year or so: “The Future of Geopolitics: Be it resolved that the Liberal International Order is over.” Arguing for the resolution was the prestigious Oxford-educated historian and author of such books as…Details
Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer, two Irish journalists who covered the story of mass killer and notorious Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, have co-authored the book Gosnell: The Untold Story of America’s Most Prolific Serial Killer. McElhinney joins Jonathon Van Maren to tell the story.
By Jonathon Van Maren With the Conservative leadership race reaching the final stretch, I’m sure I’m not the only one who is getting a bit tired of the dozens of daily emails from every candidate. Like most of you, I’ve known who my top choices are for months. Pierre Lemieux and Brad Trost are two…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren This is Part II of my review of Rod Dreher’s The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation. Part I can be found here. One of the reasons I found Rod Dreher’s Benedict Option so fascinating is that the more I read, the more his proposal sounded precisely…Details
Michael Wear, one of the youngest White House staffers in modern American history, served in the Barack Obama Administration for several years, facilitating evangelical outreach during the 2012 campaign. He recently authored the book “Reclaiming Hope: Lessons Learned in the Obama White House About the Future of Faith in America. He joined Jonathon Van Maren…Details