The Rosary Journal Project

In my previous post, I talked about starting a new program here at New Walden that is intended to help improve our practice of the Christian faith. I’ve been planning to make a video to kick this project off, but that is taking too long to complete, so I will need to settle for a […]

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Colbert Vs. Maher on Being Catholic

I saw this video clip of Bill Maher on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and I thought that I would share it with you. All the bad language is bleeped out, but there is still some PG stuff left in, so, viewer, be warned. The subject turned to Catholicism, as one might expect, given […]

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The Best Version of Yourself

If you have never read anything by Matthew Kelly, you have a homework assignment from me. He is the author of Rediscovering Catholicism and a slew of other books and CDs. One of his key ideas is becoming “the best version of yourself” (Kelly, 2002, pp. 67–69). I would like to make a couple of […]

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New Walden’s Mission

What America needs most desperately is a spiritual revival. This is the mission of New Walden. The name of our website comes from Henry David Thoreau’s famous book and so suggests that the Transcendentalists serve as an important inspiration for this mission. They play this important role not because they are any more infallible than […]

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Welcome to New Walden

If you found this website, it probably means that you found my newly published book, The Immoral Landscape (of the New Atheism), on Amazon.  If you haven’t found my book, clicking on the title will take you there.  As you have already guessed, this website is under construction.  I will be adding content to this website that […]

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