About David Klinghoffer

David Klinghoffer is a senior fellow in the Discovery Institute’s program in Religion, Liberty & Public Life. His new book, Shattered Tablets: Why We Ignore the Ten Commandments at Our Peril (Doubleday), was published in August.

“Don’t Blame Darwinism for Hitler! Blame Christianity!”

By April 30, 2008

It was from an obsessive Darwin-defender that I learned of the Anti-Defamation League's attack on the theatrical documentary Expelled, for "misappropriat[ing] the Holocaust." This guy is constantly emailing me. He warned that the ADL had just "issued a terse press … Read More

Think About The Connection Between Hitler And Darwin

By April 18, 2008

[Ed note: The documentary Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, starring Ben Stein, premiers today. The film purports to show that views on the origins of life and species that dissent from orthodox evolutionary theory have been systematically, well, expelled from the … Read More

Teaching Jewish Kids About Intelligent Design

Teaching Jewish Kids About Intelligent Design
By November 19, 2007

In this week's Jewcy feature, How to Raise an Ideological Warrior, Neal Pollack worries that opponents of evolutionary theory will corrupt his son's education. If Neal's nightmare comes to pass, it'll be in large part due to the efforts of … Read More

Why I Am Not a Zionist (But Christians Should Be)

Why I Am Not a Zionist (But Christians Should Be)
By May 28, 2007

The Jewish community has been energetic lately in disciplining Jews who say the wrong thing about Israel. In January, the American Jewish Committee branded Jewish leftwing Israel critics as inciters of antisemitism. Meanwhile, when the Jewish anti-Zionists of Neturei Karta … Read More

Guns, God, and Virginia Tech

Guns, God, and Virginia Tech
By April 17, 2007

Tragedy is the right time for introspection, and so after the massacre of 32 students and teachers at Virginia Tech I’d like to reverse a position I’ve taken in the past, including in this web space. I believe I was … Read More

Is God a Republican?

Is God a Republican?
By March 22, 2007

An overlooked enigma of political life is why there are distinct ideological groupings at all. We take the liberal/conservative divide for granted, rarely pausing to contemplate how mysterious it actually is. The Hebrew Bible solves the mystery. The solution can … Read More