The Common Good

Daniel Burke

Blog Posts by Daniel Burke

Posted by Daniel Burke 1 year 29 weeks ago
The day Franklin Graham was born, he received a telegram.“Welcome to this sin-sick world,” the Western Union message said, “and to the challenge you have to walk in your daddy’s footsteps.”It didn’t...
Posted by Daniel Burke 1 year 31 weeks ago
When it comes to running, America often looks like a country divided between apostles and apostates.For true believers like Olympian Ryan Hall, marathons assume an almost-biblical importance.“I have...
Posted by Daniel Burke 1 year 34 weeks ago
He came to Jesus at night, sneaking off to see the man behind the miracles.He was a powerful Pharisee, a member of the Sanhedrin, the Jewish ruling council. He wasn’t supposed to mix with the motley...
Posted by Daniel Burke 1 year 38 weeks ago
You won’t find many Catholic churches named after Pope Benedict IX.Benedict IX squandered the papacy’s moral and financial riches in bordellos and banquet halls. His violence and debauchery “shocked...
Posted by Daniel Burke 1 year 39 weeks ago
Before Elvis and Chuck Berry and Johnny Cash. Before Aretha and Whitney and Beyonce. Before the blues met gospel and conceived rock ‘n’ roll, there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe.The first gospel...