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Pope Francis: An Imitation of Christ
Originally Posted: 12/19/2013 - 4:36pm | Type: Blog

Pope Francis is TIME's Person of the Year. But that is only because Jesus is his Person of the Day — every day. Pope Francis is  TIME's Person of the Year . But t ...

The Bible as Icon
Originally Posted: 08/15/2013 - 12:52pm | Type: Blog

I jest about the Bible culture I received along with the faith, the ways the Bible itself (and I mean the object) became an icon (and far too often, an idol) expressive of our belief and hopes — and ultimately ...

Money: The God of This World
Originally Posted: 05/21/2013 - 8:23am | Type: Blog

We fight wars to keep it and to gain more of it. We damage the earth, deny social services to the poor, and pay ever smaller wages for ever longer hours, because to do otherwise would be bad for business. We d ...

Screen-Free Week and the Still Small Voice
Originally Posted: 04/23/2013 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

Besides the temptation of sheer distraction from difficult truths, there is the subtler temptation of 'clicktivism' which lets me feel that I’ve done something without requiring me to think deeply, p ...

MAP: Deadly Rampages
Originally Posted: 12/12/2012 - 3:09pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elaina Ramsey A tragic look at some of the U.S. mass shootings since Columbine. Have guns become an American ...