The Corner

BOWMAN’S HONOR

There’s one thing to add to Christina Hoff Sommers’ terrific interview with Honor: A History author James Bowman.  In the book, Bowman discusses terrorism at some length and puts forth the intriguing argument that today’s terrorists are motivated by Arab tribal notions of honor as much as by radical Islam.  In other words, our fight against radical Islamists is in fact bigger than just a fight against radical Islamists (as if that weren’t big enough).  It’s a fresh and fascinating point, and well worth a read.

Byron York — Byron York is is the author of The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy.

Most Popular

Culture

‘Why Would Jussie Smollett Do This?’ They Cried

Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN, was baffled. “You know, we saw a lot of politicians and Hollywood celebrities and activists rally around Jussie Smollett's side as soon as he made these accusations several weeks ago,” he said on Saturday night after his own network, among others, had begun ... Read More
Film & TV

A Sublime Christian Masterpiece of a Film

‘There are two ways through life -- the way of nature and the way of grace,” remarks the saintly mother at the outset of The Tree of Life, one of the most awe-inspiring films of the 21st century. She continues: Grace doesn’t try please itself. It accepts being slighted, forgotten, disliked, accepts insults ... Read More