As Johnny Cash would have said: David Brooks walks the line.
Two Jewish media figures talk about the meaning of life. One of them is no surprise. The other...?
(RNS) — The church’s Consistent Life Ethic, rightly understood, could challenge our impoverished and incoherent political imagination and let a new generation begin the hard work of laying out the foundational principles for what comes next.
Let me be ecumenical, interracial, and multi-classy by noting that “everybody” who prosecutes the culture wars wields symbols of awareness of their losses.
(RNS) Yes, Brooks brings a lot of Christian thinkers into his work. But this is also good for the Jews.
NEW YORK (RNS) David Brooks is the rarest breed in politics -- a conservative Jew who's captivated by notions of sin, character and the appeal of liberal Catholic activist Dorothy Day.