Turley Talks Blog

Overcoming the Cynical Student

What is behind the cynicism that characterizes so many teen students today? And how do we overcome their flippancy towards the True, Good, and Beautiful? Steve Turley answers these questions by diagnosing modern assumptions and replacing those assumptions with a...

What is Beauty and Why does it Matter?

The rise of classical Christian education is representing nothing less than an educational renewal throughout our nation. And at the heart of this renewal is recovery of the classical values known as Truth, Goodness, and Beauty, which have not fared very well in our...

Trinity Lutheran Decision and the Future of School Choice

John Taylor, who’s a Professor of Law at West Virginia University, has a very interesting piece on the ramifications of the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding the case of Trinity Lutheran Church. If you’re not familiar with it, it is a very interesting case,...

Viktor Orban’s Fight Against George Soros and the EU

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban continues to demonstrate that he is on the front lines in the worldwide battle against the anti-cultural processes of globalization and its secular aristocracy. Orban has been on an anti-George Soros campaign of late; Soros is of...

The Benedict Option: Rod Dreher’s Post-Secular Problem

I have been reading through Rod Dreher’s latest work, The Benedict Option; I have finally sat down and began to read it. And I am sure many of you are familiar with his argument, he’s been arguing it for a number of years. But if I may give a bit of precis here:...

Catholic Classical Education on the Rise!!!

A number of articles have been written of late detailing a noticeable shift among Catholic schools in the nation. With the advent of common core, more and more parents, teachers, and administrators have recognized that there really is no difference between so-called...

Evangelical Leaders Pray Over Trump at the Oval Office

The Drudge Report featured as its major headline, a picture of evangelical leaders surrounding President Trump in the oval office; they are pictured as laying their hands on him and praying over him and asking for God’s blessing and protection of him and the USA....

Democrats Admit Russia Fixation Is Hurting Them!!!

As the lamestream media remain fixated and obsessed over these new ‘revelations’ of Donald Trump, Jr meeting with a Russian liaison, political liberals are starting to get honest with themselves and beginning to recognize that this whole Russian thing really is just...

President Trump Gets His Border Wall!!! Nationalism Wins!!!

It looks like the House GOP is finally ready to begin constructing the border wall along the southern border. The Homeland Security funding bill proposed by House Republicans includes $1.6 billion to fund the first phase of building President Trump’s border wall,...

The Rise of Exorcisms and Our Post-Secular Age

On the Drudge Report today, it featured the headline: ‘People are Getting Exorcisms Instead of Going to the Doctor,’ and it linked to an article written from a highly skeptical perspective; it is actually on James Randi’s site, who is a notorious paranormal skeptic....

College Enrollment Continues to Plummet: Here’s Why!!!

I came across and interesting piece by Michael Barone on National Review’s website, where he analyzes the steady decline of college enrollment over the past five years. Higher-education enrollment has declined from 20.6 million in 2011 to 19 million in 2016, which...