Knights Templar

A Primer on Politics and Prudence

The political scene is drawing toward the center of our national consciousness (if it ever left), as Democratic presidential debates have taken place, and as the 2020 election nears. As this happens, faithful Catholics need sound ways to think about candidates, policies, and the landscape in general. Josef Pieper, a great twentieth-century philosopher, provides a [...]

Memory, Sex and the Making of the “New Man”

Editor’s note: The following paper was delivered at the “Into the Breach” men’s conference sponsored by the Diocese of Phoenix on Saturday, February 3, 2018 and is published with permission of the author. “Some ideas are so stupid that only an intellectual could believe them.” Those words are usually attributed to George Orwell. I’m not [...]

Sorry, but that’s no crucifixion nail.

  Here's an attention-grabbing headline for you, courtesy of the UK's Telegraph: Nail from Christ's crucifixion found? Not to be outdone, USA Today ran with: Archaeologists find crucifixion-style nail from the time of Jesus Sounds like quite a find, right? Here's the story, as reported: A group of unidentified "archaeologists" were excavating an alleged Crusades-era [...]

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