Posts Tagged ‘Mary Eberstadt’

Five Reasons the sexual revolution has been a disaster

Thursday, October 11th, 2018
elephant in the sacristy

Hegel famously wrote that the owl of Minerva flies only at dusk, meaning that history’s unfolding is most plainly seen in retrospect. With all due respect to Herr Doktor, some moments are so transparently situated at a cultural crossroad that they illuminate history even in real time. Improbably enough, the #MeToo movement seems to be Read more

The elephant in the sacristy, revisited

Monday, October 1st, 2018
elephant in the sacristy

Sixteen years ago, at the height of the 2002 clergy sex scandals in the Catholic church and on the eve of a meeting of bishops in Dallas, The Weekly Standard published an essay of mine called “The Elephant in the Sacristy.” It included an in-depth look at some of the most notorious clergy abuse cases Read more