Total Truth, Part I

Woo hoo! My first title from Mind & Media has arrived, and judging by the endorsements, it’s gonna be great. As you may know, M&M distributes books to reviewers for free, with an agreement that they review the books on their web site. You can...

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Rethinking Prayer

I’ll admit it – my prayer life stinks. By that I mean that I don’t think I really pray the way God would want me to pray. Reading this essay by Rob Asghar only confirms that feeling. In fact, Mark Daniels’ essay on prayer (which...

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Reflecting on the Pope

Pope John Paul II was the first Pope I ever really knew. I remember vividly watching the television awaiting his election. The passing of Pope John Paul I just a few short weeks after his installment as Pope was the first realization I had that...

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‘This I Believe’ Invites Citizens to Share Beliefs

Here’s a chance for you to get into the history books, and maybe even get to read your entry on national radio! NPR is reviving the classic This I Believe radio series. All submissions, which are in the form of 500 word or less essays,...

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Deconstructing Euthanasia’s Slippery Slope

I’ve had it with my conservative fellows who insist on tightly linking abortion with right-to-die issues. Sure they are related. NO, they are not synonymous, nor must the decision to allow the right-to-die be instricately linked to abortion rights. Let us instead try to separately...

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Conservative v. Liberal Views of Rule of Law

Sorry to be a contrarian, but… I found the aforementioned article on the Rule of Law (ROL) to be a little overly simplistic, painting both conservative and liberal positions in an incomplete light. Also, it failed in presenting a nice picture of a Christian view...

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