Unexceptional Christians

After three weeks the raging flames of national pride have finally abated. Not only does life in Quebec deprive the American sojourner of his precious Diet Wild Cherry Pepsi -…

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St. Augustine was a Jackass

I worry about condemning hypocrites because someday I may want to be one myself. The media loves a good story of a politician professing one thing and practicing another. Throw…

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Drifting toward Liberalism?

Inevitably here at Le Blog I end up mixing politics and religion. My hope is that the mixture is not so much substantive, as it is illustrative. I think that…

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APOSTASY! Could it be for you?

There are peculiar stories/myths about the great philosopher Baruch Spinoza leaving Judaism. Instead of simply drifting away, he respected the tradition enough to participate in a ceremony that removed him…

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A Moment of Recognition

Several weeks ago I caught the tail end of a discussion with Kevin Wright on The Story, a nationally syndicated talk show that usually airs on public radio stations. As…

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