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Now THIS is multiculturalism…

December 5th, 2012 · Comments Off

  “There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”

Tags: Christianity · Music · Politics & Culture

Healing Faith

September 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments

  A repost of an essay from several years ago on suffering and faith.   A reader named Katherine recently e-mailed me. She had lost her husband, a man some years older than she, to multiple myeloma and Alzheimer’s disease. She is a Christian, and is struggling to make sense of his death, and the […]

Tags: Christianity · Death & Dying · Faith & Reason · Faith & Religion · Prayer

Meditation on Good Friday

April 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Today is Good Friday. It has been my custom, on this extraordinary day, to post an old meditation on the meaning of the cross, called Three Men on a Friday. Today, however, I feel led to meditate on something rather different, though not unrelated. Good Friday, of course, is the Church’s remembrance of its most […]

Tags: Christianity · Cross · Crucifixion · Faith & Religion

Thoughts on Thanksgiving

November 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Before the joys and trials of family get-togethers, the bacchanalian consumption of endless pounds of poultry, and the weariness of holiday travel tempered only by the thrill of a TSA patdown, it is perhaps fitting to pause and reflect a moment on the reason for the season we celebrate this week: Thanksgiving. Like most of […]

Tags: Christianity · Faith & Religion · Grace

Meditations on Good Friday

April 2nd, 2010 · 5 Comments

Today is Good Friday. It has been my custom, on this extraordinary day, to post an old meditation on the meaning of the cross, called Three Men on a Friday. Today, however, I feel led to meditate on something rather different, though not unrelated. Good Friday, of course, is the Church’s remembrance of its most […]

Tags: Christianity · Faith & Religion

‘They Need to Be Liberated From Their God’

March 6th, 2010 · 3 Comments

I’ve been incommunicado for a while, in no small part for reasons shortly forthcoming. But lest you be left completely high and dry, here’s a little nugget for you. The WSJ has a book review of Son of Hamas which will definitely be on my reading list when it comes out: Mosab Yousef is the […]

Tags: Christianity · Faith & Religion · General Interest

Dredging Bottom at The Atlantic

November 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Many of us have been struggling to understand the nature of our current economic meltdown. Was it greedy bankers, who made unscrupulous loans while passing the risks on to others? High-rolling hedge fund managers who resold the risky bundled securities and reaped millions? Politicians and political activists who pressured banks and lending organizations to make […]

Tags: Christianity · Faith & Religion · Politics & Culture