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Great vibes in harsh times

March 15, 2020

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I’ve found three scenes of encouragement in these eerie times.

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Trump’s Defense Team Motto

January 28, 2020

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It’s Slow-Down Time

January 14, 2020

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It’s time to tip our hats to fourth and fifth-century Christian theologians vying for peace.

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The Tweets Tell A Story

October 10, 2019

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Once again, court evangelicals are embarrassing fellow believers everywhere. Just follow the Twitter feeds and feel the cringe factor.

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Memories of 9-11: Struggling through vengeful longings

September 11, 2019

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There it was: a colossal plume engulfed the Manhattan skyline.  The absent towers rendered the landscape eerily naked. 

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The Intelligentsia needs smarts

September 9, 2019

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The American intellectual elite fails to feel America’s pulse.

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The Face of Anger v. The Face of Grace: A Biblical View of Immigration

August 19, 2019

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The present-day hostility toward immigration is a symptom of a larger illness: Anger is overtaking grace

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Falwell: “I have never been a minister”

June 10, 2019

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What do courtiers say when the emperor brags, “I’m wearing no clothes!”?

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Prayer does not = endorsement

June 4, 2019

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The snarks are at it again, vilifying a good man because he didn’t see the entire universe in a split second. 

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“There is something extraordinary about their lives …”

May 22, 2019

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Throw out the fish, keep the wrapping. That’s what I always say — especially after I came across the following passage in the Liturgy of the Hours. It was discovered in Constantinople in 1436, where its larger manuscript was employed as wrapping paper in a fishmonger’s shop and called The Letter from the Disciple to […]

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