Adversity happens. Some people display resiliency and manage to bounce back from their trials. Still others actually grow from their trials. How can this be? Lynn Underwood writes on post-traumatic growth.
What happens when a man and woman promise to love one another until death do them part? Well, that depends on how they define that little word “love.” Psychologist Elizabeth Krumrei Mancuso and Attorney Bradley J. Mancuso reflect on the meaning of love in marriage.
"When someone experiences desire as a cosmic force, he makes the flattering assumption that he has such a capacious, dynamic sensibility that his ardor must originate in something larger and deeper and more important than does the love of the other ninety-nine percent of mortals." Mark Bauerlein on rationalizing lust with transcendent eros.
"To paraphrase Carly Simon: You’re so vain you probably think this post is about you, don’t you?" Philosopher Rebecca DeYoung is not writing about you. She's writing about the forgotten vice of vainglory.
"People who are extraordinarily beautiful recognize the force of their beauty and underestimate other virtues. How easy is it to forget issues of character when one’s beauty does so much?" Mark Bauerlein reflects on Narcissus, the curse of beauty, and the love of self.
How can the American church respond to brothers and sisters who suffer at the hands of ISIS?