Jane Clark Scharl is a writer in Phoenix, Arizona. Her favorite things include: cooking for friends and neighbors, anything created by Joss Whedon, and her husband, Scott. She has a BA in politics, philosophy, and economics from The King’s College in New York. She has previously written for National Review Online, InEarnest Magazine, and Comment Magazine.
The viral video of students accepting that their white male interviewer is a 7-year-old Asian woman is proof that your colleagues have divorced reality from their senses. So how are we supposed to know anything?
Christmas is one of the few times when Americans openly seek to infuse our cultural experience with shared transcendent meaning. So what happens when it's over?
A lot of us were mocked for praying after the barbaric shootings in Colorado Springs and San Bernardino. But prayer is the very defense that separates civilizations from barbarism.
Resistance must win the battle for the imagination, which politics alone can’t do. Only myths, narratives about oneself, God, and the world, can do that.
“Safe spaces” reveal a seismic shift in our understanding of the West’s foundational idea: ironically, the dignity of the individual human being.