For Christians, the season of Advent is a time of hopeful expectation, a hopeful waiting in the midst of short days and long hours of darkness.
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December 12, 2013
December 9, 2013
Two stories vied for top notice over the weekend. The first was the death of Nelson Mandela, the South African maker of peace.
December 5, 2013
Earlier this year, Dr.
December 2, 2013
“Pope attacks ‘tyranny’ of markets in manifesto” (Chicago Tribune, Nov. 26), “Pope Assails ‘New Tyranny’ of Unchecked Capitalism” (Wall Street Journal, Nov.
November 28, 2013
When President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November as “a day of thanksgiving and praise” for the
November 28, 2013
When President Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday of November as “a day of thanksgiving and praise” for the nation, he did so in the midst of war, 1863.
November 25, 2013
November 21, 2013
This past July, the popular mobile Bible app, YouVersion, was featured in a New York Times article, cleverly titled “In the Beginning Was the Word; Now the Word Is on an App.” The article appeared shortly after YouVersi
November 18, 2013
“Asserting a God-Given Right to Snakes” is the kind of headline which can grab attention in the midst of news-of-the-week about the Affordable Care Act, the catastrophic typhoon in the Philippines, and other beckoners for public
November 14, 2013
Jean Bethke Elshtain and Religion: The Scholar Who Would Not Be Constrained (1941-2013) -- Debra Erickson
Jean Bethke Elshtain was an unusual scholar of religion. Her graduate work was in history, political theory, and international relations; her first book traced portrayals of women in Western political thought.
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