Category: Religion

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Ravi Zacharias: The Uncomplicated Facts

The death of Ravi Zacharias yesterday has generated a broad array of conflicting responses. Happily, despite the acrimony, the key facts are undisputed.

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The Seder in Quarantine

When the world’s Jews gather to celebrate Passover this Wednesday night, our seder tables will be uncannily private, small gatherings reduced from the scale of family to that of individual households

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Lent!

So… giving anything up?

athiest 13

Wednesday Writs: SCOTUS and Almighty God Edition

L1: A Pennsylvania law passed in December 1959 required, at the outset of a school day, the recitation of ten verses from the Holy Bible, to be read over the school intercom or in...

United Methodist Church 3

Not So United Methodists Heading for Divorce

Schism is apparently nigh for the second-largest Protestant denomination in America, and it is over LGBT issues such as same-sex marriage and clergy that are openly gay.

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A Panel Discussion Worth Discussing

Over on CNN, Jake Tapper had on Bari Wiess and Jane Coaston to discuss anti-Semitism and the reaction to the latest attacks on Jews. What say you?

Syphilis 12

Have Yourself a Merry Little Syphilis

What is the true meaning of Christmas anyway? I’m going to set that question aside for a little bit to talk about syphilis.

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Too Much Faith Following the Wrong Leader

Walk softly and carry a big spiritual stick, but the stick is called discernment and is used just as much to ward off people who claim to be of faith as those who are openly against faith.

pizza 12

Pizza In The Sticks

Symposium: Friday nights meant getting some pizza at the plaza and going home and eating it in front of the television instead of eating it at the table.

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Sunday Morning! “Silent Light”

On Carlos Reygadas’s strangely sincere, beautiful, and deeply spiritual movie about infidelity among the Mennonites.

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Thoughts from a Cemetery

There’s a haunting beauty in these old cemeteries. It’s the new ones that creep me out.