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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on July 6, 2012.

eNewsletter Subject: Rendering What is God's to God

Archbishop Charles Chaput's homily closing the Fortnight for Freedom continues the long history of his brilliant preaching. It's about what our Lord taught when His enemies attempted to trip Him up on the question of taxation.

Clearly Archbishop Chaput wants us to give ourselves to God, whose image we bear. But how do we go about doing God's will? I consider the basic outlines of this question in my latest In Depth Analysis: Living the Will of God: Vocation, Avocation, and Moment to Moment.

During the Fortnight for Freedom we were endlessly treated to theories about why Chief Justice John Roberts ruled on Obamacare as he did. Phil Lawler isn't drinking the Kool Aid. See Chief Justice Roberts and his conservative defenders: too clever by half.

What is happening, of course, is that history is being rewritten once again. I reflect briefly on this problem in On the Culture: Ought we to beware of history? I'm afraid so....

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