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Jeremy Lin and the 'Messiah Formula'
Originally Posted: 02/17/2012 - 8:00am | Type: Blog

The question all this raises for me is: What’s behind our tendency to make messiahs out of people? There’s is actually a bit of a formula to it, stretching all the way back to the days of Jesus. ...

The Grammys: Something Old, Something New, Something… Meh
Originally Posted: 02/13/2012 - 3:55pm | Type: Blog

The Grammys offered what seemed to be a house divided in the music world, some of which was reassuring, and some of which simply made me feel old and out of touch. Before anythi ...

Great Expectations: Obama, Bieber and Baby Jesus
Originally Posted: 12/12/2011 - 1:50pm | Type: Blog

President Obama spent Sunday reflecting on and celebrating the holy Incarnation — at church, at a children's hospital and at a concert with teen superstar Justin Bieber. The Baby Jesus has had stranger be ...

Tutu on the Election's Dangerous Stereotypes
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>A few hours before the bodies of Jennifer Hudson's murdered mother and brother were discovered on Chicago's South Side last Friday, across town one of the world's greatest peacemakers b ...