Entries by Prof. Andrew Fraser

Who Owns Bishop Pepe?

Matt Furie is an American artist based in Los Angeles.  He is generally identified as the creator of the popular internet meme known as Pepe the Frog (a claim disputed by Andrew Anglin).  His Pepe character was unveiled on Myspace in 2005.  In 2006, Pepe appeared in print in a comic called Boy’s Club.  There, […]

“Collateral Damage” or “Targets of Opportunity”? Children of Divorce in the War of the Sexes

No-fault divorce is a cultural artefact.  In other words, this “progressive” reform of family law is a product of human artifice.  Inevitably, any such cultural innovation will produce what economists soothingly describe as “negative externalities.”  The most toxic by-product of divorce law reform has been the concomitant breakdown of families with children.  This epidemic of […]

Heart of Darkness: Hip Hop, Existentialist Theology, and the WASP Cult of the Other

Introduction Hip-hop is another cultural artefact attracting the attention of Christians working with young people.  Back in January, at the five-day intensive university course for Youth Culture and Ministry, Andrew Root, a professor of youth ministry from Luther Seminary in Minneapolis, devoted an afternoon session to the subject.  His very effective audio-visual presentation reflected what […]

Vanishing Anglo-Saxons: Jared Taylor’s White Identity and the Crisis “We” Face, Part 2

The Sin of Americanism From birth, the American Adam was stained by the original sin of the American Republic.  Loyalist writers, many of whom were royal officials or Anglican clergymen, warned that the colonial rebellion was spawning an embryonic system of anarcho-tyranny.  They saw clearly that the revolutionary republic undermined “deference for established leaders and […]

Vanishing Anglo-Saxons: Jared Taylor’s White Identity and the Crisis “We” Face, Part 1

Introduction Jared Taylor is a racial realist.  He believes that racial differences are real and not merely a social construct.  He has spent decades defending the White race, as distinct from the Blacks, Hispanics, and Asians who share his American citizenship. But Taylor is not just a generic White man.  He is also an Anglo-Saxon […]