Articles tagged as Identity Politics

  • “Steps from God…to the Religion of the Self” — Prof. Arkes in The Catholic Thing

    by James Wilson Institute on October 9, 2019
    In an article titled, “Steps from God…to the Religion of the Self” in The Catholic Thing, Prof. Hadley Arkes traces the transformation of the identification of religion solely with beliefs rather than with a combination of beliefs and reasoned truths. The erosion of the meaning of religion, Prof. Arkes says, can be most clearly seen […]
  • Empathy and Apathy

    by James Wilson Institute on August 1, 2010
    Prof. Arkes discusses President Obama’s use of the language of “empathy” to ride an agenda of Identity Politics clichés into power, and the Conservative movement’s regrettable apathy in submitting to Obama’s regime of pseudo-empathy.