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Unfinished Business

Date: 03/05/2015

[caption id="attachment_33357" align="alignleft" width="300"] Copyright 20th Century Fox 2015[/caption] "Unfinished Business" is a story about three renegade renegades from bureaucracy going up against The Man and the importance of the individual in an era of soul-grinding corporatism. But the movie itself is clearly the product of institutional over-management, as though it was put together ...

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Myron Pauli: "Barack Obama: All American"

Date: 02/26/2015

In what follows, all-around bright guy, Myron Pauli, weighs in on the brouhaha surrounding Rudy Giuliani's judgment that President Obama doesn't "love America."  Dr. Pauli provides some real food for thought.  If he's right--and, tragically, it's tough to show that he isn't--than America's problems are much, much larger than this president.   In scientific research and on Jeopardy , it is ess ...

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Pax Press Agency covers Catholic work at the U.N. in Geneva

Date: 02/19/2015

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The Church in the world. While the Catholic Church is no stranger to news headlines (for both good and not-so-good reasons), little is known by the general public about its full-throttle engagement with the United Nations on issues related to such matters  refugees, religious f ...

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Kirk Cameron talks about "Saving Christmas"

Date: 11/13/2014

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. 'Tis the season. Kirk Cameron's film comedy Saving Christmas opens in about 400 theaters across the country this weekend (11/14) for a planned two-week limited engagement. For info on locating a theater near you (or for arranging a screening in your town) click here .  Cameron recently spoke with me about the fil ...

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What If You're Too Timid to Be "Bold for Christ"?

Date: 10/15/2014

I became a Christian at 19. For the first 25 years, I diligently attended church services, which means that I came into regular contact with Christians comfortable in that setting, and for the last eight years, I have been transitioning into a more independent state, finding fellowship with seekers and believers in alternative formats. Small, weak, helpless and fragile -- it's okay, and hone ...

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When a Rabbi Announces He is Gay

Date: 10/08/2014

Rabbi Gil Steinhauf. Courtesy of Adas Israel Congregation. Religious leaders are public figures. We live on display. People look at what we drive, what we eat, what we wear. Unfortunately, sometimes we hide parts of ourselves in order to conform to people’s expectations. We might convey feelings of invulnerability or perfection in public as we struggle in private. Trying to be differe ...

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Jesus and the Buddha

Date: 10/05/2014

Jesus said, "Deny thyself" (Luke 9:23). The Buddha spoke of "Non-self" or "No self." Both Christians and Buddhists frequently misunderstand what these teachers meant. Jesus and the Buddha (Photo Used by Permission What Christians Have Been Taught Christians, for example, mistakenly think Jesus was suggesting his followers had to deny, denigrate, dissolve, or dis ...

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Love is Strange

Date: 08/28/2014

Love is strange.  As this movie opens, a deeply devoted couple of more than three decades wakes up and prepares for a big, important, emotional, happy occasion.  They bicker a little bit, but it is clear to them and to us that these are reassuringly familiar rhythms for them, almost a contrapuntal love duet in words.  Later in the film, two people who admire and care for each other deeply but a ...

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