The Common Good

Kevin Eckstrom

Blog Posts by Kevin Eckstrom

Posted by Kevin Eckstrom 5 days 16 hours ago
The former president of Bob Jones University, one of the nation’s bastions of Christian fundamentalism, has apologized for comments he made in 1980 that gays and lesbians should be stoned to death....
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom 3 weeks 3 days ago
For the second time in as many months, a state court has sided with a group of breakaway Episcopalians, ruling that they can keep their property after leaving the national church in 2008 over sharp...
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom 6 weeks 3 days ago
Junipero Serra, the 18th-century Franciscan missionary who’s set to be declared a saint later this year despite protests from Native American groups, could lose his place of honor in the U.S. Capitol...
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom 14 weeks 3 days ago
For most of recorded history, Isis was an Egyptian goddess, a benevolent type who cared for widows and orphans, cured the sick and even brought the dead back to life.This year, the world met the...
Posted by Kevin Eckstrom 43 weeks 1 day ago
Americans are showing more tolerance for a range of behaviors, with sex between unmarried adults, medical research on stem cells from human embryos, and doctor-assisted suicide all showing...