The Common Good

Results for responsibility

Why #NotAllMen Misses the Point
Originally Posted: 05/29/2014 - 9:02am | Type: Blog

Let me ask this: When did it become normal to congratulate ourselves for not doing something horrific and degrading? When did it become appropriate to prioritize our reputations over the well-being of others? ...

An Enormous Sponge
Originally Posted: 04/30/2014 - 3:40pm | Type: Magazine Article

Sara Stratton We have a responsibility to use the Earth's wealth relationally, not exploitatively. The ...

Missed Reckonings
Originally Posted: 12/17/2013 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Gareth Higgins Fifty years ago, a kind of innocence was taken, and a kind of brokenness remains unrepaired. T ...

On Accountability: The Buck Never Stops
Originally Posted: 10/29/2013 - 1:37pm | Type: Blog

In the end, of course, no one will accept accountability, for we live in an age when the “buck” never stops on one’s own desk, if it stops at all. It was a strange, but telling, s ...

Alabama Senator Denies the Moral Responsibility of Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 11:19am | Type: Blog

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions recently made the claim that there is no “moral or legal responsibility to reward somebody who entered the country [without documentation].” The momentu ...

Steubenville Rape Case: From Blame to Responsibility
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 1:49pm | Type: Blog

The tragedy of the Steubenville rape case has provided a moral challenge to our nation. We are caught up in a highly emotional cycle of blame as we debate who the real victim is in this case. I find myself ask ...

Guns, Culture, and Sanity
Originally Posted: 03/18/2013 - 8:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Not everything that's fun is a consitutionally protected right. I DON'T OWN any ...

Taming the Tongue
Originally Posted: 09/20/2012 - 8:04am | Type: Blog

If we are offspring of the heavenly parent, if we are made in the likeness of God, how should that shape our speech and control the way we wag our tongues? [ Editor's Note ...

Public Service: Where Politics Meets Faith
Originally Posted: 06/18/2012 - 2:04pm | Type: Blog

The example of public service and the principles of stewardship and goodwill that my father carries became some of the most important things that contributed to the way I view our world and the way I treat our ...