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Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Greed isn't good but capitalism is. And, no, contrary to what Hollywood stereotypes like Gordon Gekko might have us believe, capitalism is not synonymous with greed. Greed, of course is a sin. But Reverend Robert Sirico, the Catholic priest who founded the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty says ...
My friend at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA), Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, is a wealth of information, especially for people of faith struggling to understand the dynamics in the Arab-Israeli conflict. His book, Demonizing Israel and the Jews , is a hard look at the alarming rise in anti-Semitism worldwide; the book includes essays and interviews with leading experts. In the intervi ...
There are sheep, and there are goats. As an owner of goats, I would have to be that there are many people whose lives give the poor animals a bad name. In our younger years, prior to children, the Norwegian Artist and I traveled through and lived in South America, where our most fervent hope was that we would be thought to be Canadians, Danes, Australians, or anything other than Americans ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Let there be light! The broadcast and cable networks recently wrapped up their annual upfront presentations in which they locked in and promoted their series selections for the 2014-2015 TV season. It's amazing to me that -- with the exception of networks like Hallmark Channel and UP -- how much dark dramas and so-called e ...
Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897), also known as "the Little Flower of Jesus," was a French Carmelite nun who had wisdom beyond her years. I stumbled across her reflections on living in the present in a little devotional I've been using lately, A Guide to Prayer for All God's People : If I did not simply live from one moment to the next, it would be impossible for me to keep my patience. ...
One of the reasons I keep showing up at this intersection between life and God is you, your comments, your questions, and even in some cases, your downright infuriating remarks (which also keep me writing). The other day Jan thanked me for my post on John Piper's call for a "masculine Christianity. " That post sparked some thoughts from Jan on the subject at her own wonderful blog here . Jan ...
65th Annual Christopher Awards honoring positive media to be held tonight + "Moms' Night Out" connects with its audience
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. "It's better to light one candle than to curse the darkness." That's the motto of The Christophers , a Catholic organization founded in 1945 by a Maryknoll priest named Fr. James Keller. Keller believed that the power to positively shape the future lies within individual and that, in fact, God has given each individual a ...
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