Did you know that John McCain, Arizona senator and former presidential candidate, is a war hero? It’s understandable if you didn’t know this, for no one, least of all Senator McCain himself, ever mentions this fact. In this respect, McCain is not unlike your average combat veteran, particularly those combat veterans from the World War…

Below is my response to a person who apparently thinks that no one should criticize John McCain because, one, he’s dying and, two, he’s…what else?. . a “war hero.” // // You ask me if I have no decency? Do you? Do you have any intellectual integrity? Any sense of feeling for McCain’s countless victims,…

One of the (Roman Catholic) Mass readings this past Sunday was from the Acts of the Apostles.  In this reading, Peter says: “In truth, I see that God shows no partiality. Rather, in every nation whoever fears him and acts uprightly is acceptable to him” (10:34). During his homily, my priest and pastor of many…

One of the (Roman Catholic) Mass readings this past Sunday was from the Acts of the Apostles.  In this reading, Peter says: “In truth, I see that God shows no partiality. Rather, in every nation whoever fears him and acts uprightly is acceptable to him” (10:34). During his homily, my priest and pastor of many…

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Jack Kerwick

I have a Ph.D. in philosophy from Temple University, a master's degree in philosophy from Baylor University, and a bachelor's degree in philosophy and religious studies from Wingate University. I teach philosophy at several colleges in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania areas.

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