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All Articles by Surit Dasgupta

Christian Worldview

The Gospel in Pandemic Times

It is startling, to say the least, seeing how the COVID-19 virus has affected almost everyone around the world in …

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Christian Worldview

A Hidden Life (Film Review)

A Hidden Life is legendary director Terrence Malick’s latest film. It tells the true story of Austrian conscientious objector Franz …

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Christian Worldview

The Virtue of Humility

The irony of Golden Globe-winning Michelle Williams openly advocating for the religious ritual of human-sacrifice seems to fly over most people’s heads.

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Libertarianism

The Children of the Camps

A standard of a society can often be measured by the way it treats its children, which is why we are horrified at the accounts of how the Soviet Union ruthlessly sentenced adolescents to years—even decades—in the gulags for crimes like petty theft. And what really constituted crimes like petty theft in the Soviet Union?

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Christian Worldview

The Aesthetic of a Martyr

St. Varus was a highly-decorated soldier who lived in Egypt when the Roman emperor Maximian (c. 286 to 305 A.D.) …

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Christian Worldview

The Schizophrenia and Healing of the American Church

The saddest part of Christian leadership in America is its schizophrenic attitude towards war perpetrated by the state both at …

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Culture

“The Joker” and Modern Society

Disclaimer: The following contains spoilers for the recently released movie “The Joker”. Much has been made about Todd Phillips’ movie …

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Christian Worldview

The Way

One gains a glimpse of the mystery of the number, three; the deity is neither one nor many; its perfection …

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Christian Worldview

Clown World and the Only Thing that Matters

“Vanity of vanities,” says the Preacher; “Vanity of vanities, all is vanity!” What advantage does a man have in all …

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Christian Worldview

Freedom and Responsibility

Nothing created by God is evil. It is not food that is evil but gluttony, not the begetting of children …

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Truly He Taught Us to Love One Another
Christian Worldview

The Persecution of Truth

In 2003, a nation was still reeling from the effects of a deadly terrorist attack that cost thousands of lives. …

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Libertarianism

Blatty and the Otherizing of Man

In 1971, William Peter Blatty wrote ‘The Exorcist.’ Till date, the novel is considered one of the scariest horror stories …

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Christian Worldview

The Birth of Mercy

Recently, a psychology professor by the name of Erik Sprankle stated that the Virgin Mary may not have given ‘consent’ …

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Libertarianism

The Three Hebrews and the Fall of Babylon

“And so it is important to see that there are times when a man-made law is out of harmony with …

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Libertarianism

Gosnell: A Tale of Sacrifice and Redemption

In 2010, Detective James Wood, hot on a drug trafficking trail, stumbles onto a case that is more sinister than …

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Libertarianism

Heroes in the First Circle

Tyranny is brought on not only by a few bad men who gain power, but also by the willingness of …

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Libertarianism

The Two Kingdoms

In volume three of Solzhenitsyn’s ‘Gulag Archipelago’ we are told of the tragic story of the kulaks and the Soviet …

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Libertarianism

Great Power and Small Friendships

In the epic ‘Lord of the Rings,’ J.R.R. Tolkien gives us a vivid illustration of the rivalrous tendencies of human …

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Libertarianism

The Scapegoating of Jordan Peterson

Ever since his interview with Cathy Newman went viral on YouTube, the scapegoating phenomenon that involves Dr. Jordan Peterson keeps …

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Libertarianism

Transcending Identity Politics

We sometimes hear conversations which contain claims like, “Jews are so sneaky,” or “Christians are so intolerant,” or “Asians are …

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Libertarianism

The Slave and the Aristocrat

Friedrich Nietzsche wrote in his book, The Antichrist: “Christianity has taken the side of everything weak, base, ill-constituted, it has …

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Libertarianism

The New Counterculture

We have placed too much hope in political and social reforms, only to find out that we were being deprived …

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Theology

The Stone Table

C.S. Lewis had some interesting things to say about humanity in his children’s fantasy series The Chronicles of Narnia, and …

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War and Peace

The Tragedy of the Seven Samurai

All artistic masterpieces have something in common, according to René Girard. Akira Kurosawa’s movie Seven Samurai, better known to western …

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History

Reflections on the Gulag Archipelago

Life is filled with suffering, and suffering is magnified and multiplied by the endless stream of malevolence. I am discovering …

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