The Corner

I’ve Fallen and I Can Get Up

One of the oddest things to me is when people are shocked when someone who professes to be Christian or otherwise religious does something wrong. The whole point, of course, of Christianity, is that we are fallen and in need of redemption. The Christian wants to be a saint, but will still struggle and fail — seek forgiveness and try again. Again and again. 

Which is why I really appreciated getting a copy of Lino Rulli’s new book, Sinner

It takes one to know one and help one.

Here’s my just-posted  Q&A with him if you’re interested.

It’s the type of book that can be a great little help. And it joins a bookshelf of recent books by men on faith (thinking Metaxas  and Fr. Barron and Lieberman and Simon and Novak and Swaim and Bennett — all very different — and so many more). 

Most Popular

Politics & Policy

Did Flynn Lie?

At the outset, let’s get two things straight: First, there is something deeply disturbing about the Obama administration’s decision to open a counterintelligence investigation on retired lieutenant general Michael Flynn while he was working on the Trump campaign — and, ultimately, about the Justice ... Read More
Law & the Courts

Where Is the Flynn 302?

Better late than never (I hope), my weekend column has posted on the website. It deals with the question whether General Michael Flynn actually lied to the FBI agents — including the now infamous Peter Strzok — when they interviewed him in the White House on his third day on the job as national security ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Who’s in Charge Here?

In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump was asked on many occasions whether he would “accept the results” of the election if he were to lose. Democrats and their media allies demanded that he make a solemn vow to “accept the results.” It was never entirely clear what anybody thought ... Read More