It is unlikely that the majority of Americans are familiar with the name Dietrich Bonhoeffer. I had forgotten the account of Mr. Bonhoeffer until a valued listener of our nightly
Evangelical Landslide for Romney?
To St. Augustine: “Prudence is love choosing wisely between the things that help and those that hinder” (De Morib. Eccl. xv). Contrary to the Beatles’ message, love is not all
In the classic movie The Sting, Paul Newman explains to Robert Redford that in the most sophisticated swindles, the victim never even figures out he’s been conned. Well America’s churches got
Why Presidential Candidates' Faith Matters
Stanley Hauerwas's boldly challenges a leading Christian voice of Just War understandings. Stanley Hauerwas of Duke University, America's most influential Christian pacifist, has a new article respectfully critiquing famed Christian
Chris Moody’s book “The Republican War on Science” took President George W. Bush to task for suppressing scientific efforts that did not match up with his political and religious agenda.
Archbishop Chaput - Why JFK Was Mistaken About Church & State
In an address to the Houston Baptist University, Denver Archbishop Charles J. Chaput spoke directly to President Kennedy's allegedly passionate appeal for tolerance...
"Early in his remarks, Kennedy said: I believe in an America where the separation of Church and state is absolute. Given the distrust historically shown to Catholics in this country, his words were shrewdly chosen. The trouble is, the Constitution doesn't say that. The Founders and Framers didnt believe that. And the history of the United States contradicts that."
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