Elizabeth Breunig

  • Terrible Swift Swords

    For plucky upcoming millennials, the culture wars mostly seem a thing of the past, having ended with a collective whimper of toleration instead of a fundamentalist bang. The new consensus, among political commentators and academicians alike, is that the culture wars have run their course, and that the Christian Right has lost.

    This verdict isn’t necessarily mistaken, at least from a certain vantage point. The long battle of the Christian Right against, inter alia, modernity, secularity, and (seemingly) the world at large, which has convulsed American debate at least since the insurgent 1992