Casey Chalk

Casey Chalk is a student at the Notre Dame Graduate School of Theology at Christendom College. He covers religion and other issues for TAC.

Recent blog posts by this author

Why Do Americans Love the Royals? We Secretly Miss the WASPs

If the announcement of Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s decision to “step back” from royal duties has reminded us of anything, it’s that Americans are bizarrely fascinated by the British royal family. Every morning since the initial announcement,...

America’s Hamster Wheel of ‘Career Advancement’

Many of those who work in the corporate world are constantly peppered with questions about their “career progression.” The Internet is saturated with articles providing tips and tricks on how to develop a never-fail game plan for...

Woke Parenting Eats Its Own

On the first day of her senior year, Sky Bloomer left the house wearing “black leggings and a tight, spaghetti-strap crop top” and feeling “powerful.” Her parents tried to stop her. Her mother – who is quick to emphasize that Sky’s choices...

Americans Just Love Cheating

“CBS This Morning” in August featured a story titled “The staggering cost of fertility treatments,” which reported that in vitro fertilizations (IVF) “cost more than $10,000 per cycle and freezing your eggs on average is between $30,000...

Down With Yoga, Up With Baseball

Not long ago, a former boss suggested I take up yoga to reduce stress. Soon thereafter, an old friend noted the positive effects that yoga had had on him. Then someone at church praised yogic meditation and breathing exercises. I don’t doubt the...

The Loneliness of the Anonymous Neighbor

The last Saturday morning in August, my wife noticed that some of our neighbors had a moving truck outside their home. After watching with the kids for a minute or two, she acknowledged that she had never seen the people before. I recognized the man...