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Guest writer Myron Pauli, a Ph.D. in physics, argues for the need for a separation of State and Science. As always, Dr. Pauli offers much food for thought. Most of us understand the concept of separation of church and state (government). But few understand how that can carry over into separation of education and state or science and state. Government determination of “truth” often winds up ba ...
As we enter the New Year, our thoughts turn to new beginnings, new possibilities, new hope. This fragile interval which separates one year from the next is pregnant with potential. We find ourselves taking time out of time to evaluate our past experiences and actions and to prepare ourselves mentally, physically and spiritually for our future. Our reflections and resolutions at this transition pe ...
Juliet Stevenson plays Mother Teresa in William Riead 's The Letters . In our interview, I began by asking her about playing the famously tiny nun when she is a tall woman. "[caption id="attachment_37965" align="alignright" width="203"] Copyright Freestyle Releasing 2015[/caption] You're absolutely right and one of the first things I said to Bill Riead when he rang me and asked me to do i ...
[caption id="attachment_37965" align="alignright" width="203"] Copyright Freestyle Releasing 2015[/caption] Mother Teresa, the Albanian nun who devoted her life to "the poorest of the poor" in India, is one of the foremost figures of the 20th century, and on the way to being recognized as a saint by the Catholic Church. Some people are disturbed by discovering through her published letters t ...
"Spotlight" is about the ultimate betrayal of trust from an institution that literally represented the Word of God to many people. And it is about whether we will continue to have institutions that serve the essential function of monitoring the gap between aspiration and actuality, between what people say they are and do and the reality. [caption id="attachment_37588" align="alignright" width="30 ...
Halloween offers us a way to engage with our natural fascination with death in a way which is scary yet superficial. We get to acknowledge our fear of death while still having a good time. Halloween descends from Samhain , the most significant holiday of the Celtic calendar. Being a pastoral people, the Celts counted their seasons according to the needs of their cattle and sheep, rather ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Dear friends, this post represents who I am and who I strive to be. My personal mission statement. As I pass another birthday, I'm of a mind to step away from the media hype machine to reflect a bit on what I've learned and how I strive to be. First of all, I am at peace and grateful to God for His forgiveness which fr ...
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