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December 16, 2013
Guiding my own thoughts about historical changes are these lines by the Spanish philosopher, José Ortega y Gasset: “Decisive historical changes do not come from great wars, terrible cataclysms, or ingenious inventions: it is e
December 12, 2013
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.
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 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

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