Is the age of the true believer over? Read Hugh Whelchel at Faith, Work & Economics for an interesting answer. And the Christian Post reports that a panel of a Christian pastor, a liberal author and an atheist agrees that modern liberals have turned free speech into tribal argument, and are turning universities into places of cultural inquisition.
Good poetry, a story about America’s forgotten missionaries, what Peggy Noonan’s worried about, and a wonderful doodle about The Screwtape Letters.
The Island – Brendan MacOdrum at Oran’s Well.
Burning Bridges – Natasha Head at The Tashtoo Parlour.
Farewell October – Chris Yokel.
She Grew Up to be a Poet – Maureen Doallas at Writing Without Paper.
Amenadoodledo – John Blase at The Beautiful Due.
What is the Path to Your Greatest Fulfillment? – Hugh Whelchel at Faith, Work & Economics.
America’s Forgotten Missionaries – Walter Russell Mead at The American Interest.
Remaining Pure of Heart – Mick Silva.
A Celebration of the Saints – Seth Haines.
Of Baptisms, and Leaves, and a Little Boy Leading the Way – Shawn Smucker.
The Voice That Wakes the Dead – Matthew Van Maastricht at thealreadynotyet.
Life and Culture
Modern Liberals Are Like Christian Fundamentalists – The Christian Post.
Slighting Syria's Christians - Mark Movsesian at First Things.
Secularism and the Rise of ‘Pre-Modern Religion’ – Mike Duran at deCompose.
Peggy Noonan’s Worry – Mark Bauerlein at First Things.
Art and Photography
Teasel Test – Tim Good at Art of Tiwago.
Ellen and the Winter Wolves – Jamin Still at The Rabbit Room.
Doodling the Screwtape Letters
Top photograph by C. Sandes Anderson via Public Domain Pictures. Used with permission.