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From the Archives: November 1993
Originally Posted: 10/15/2014 - 8:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Chuck Matthei Economics as if Values Mattered  DESPITE APPEARANCES, economics is in essence a very personal a ...

Ratio Imaginis
Originally Posted: 06/20/2014 - 5:39am | Type: Blog

I wonder how many of us listen to Scripture with a positivist ear, with the hope of being told what to do or how to live. If we do, today's readings might be a hard word, indeed. "Thanks be to God?&q ...

Why I Won't Sign a Statement of Faith
Originally Posted: 01/16/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Blog

In many cases, it seems that a statement of faith is more of a social contract that helps maintain appearances of uniformity, despite the reality that, lo and behold, each organization is made up of individual ...

Help! I Love Jesus but Hate Christianity!
Originally Posted: 01/03/2014 - 9:21am | Type: Blog

Sentiments of frustration are growing among many followers of Jesus who admire Christ but despise certain things associated with him. I love the grace, forgiveness, and love th ...

In God We (Don’t) Trust
Originally Posted: 01/02/2014 - 4:29pm | Type: Blog

The truth is that our faith and spirituality is often dependent on hundreds of different relationships, factors, institutions, and circumstances that we directly correlate with God. ...

A Call for a New Social Covenant
Originally Posted: 01/24/2013 - 1:01pm | Type: Blog

We urgently need a new social covenant between citizens, businesses, and government. Contracts have been broken, but a covenant adds a moral dimension to the solution that is now essential. ...

Rethinking Success
Originally Posted: 12/07/2012 - 4:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Sabath As individuals, we have to slow down to find our spiritual center. But that doesn't make a very good business plan. ...

Suffer the Little Children: Crime and Punishment at Penn State
Originally Posted: 07/26/2012 - 1:04pm | Type: Blog

This is one of the clearest examples of a fundamental moral problem in our society — the protection of an institution has become more important than the lives of innocent children. ...