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The Festival Where ‘Christianity’ Is Just Earth Worship

July 11, 2014

One could be forgiven for thinking he had accidentally wandered off the Christian festival and stepped into some sort of Wiccan stone ceremony…

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Living Unconditionally: A Christian Response to Despair

June 28, 2014

The Christian, especially, feels the spiritual decay. It seems all we hear about is another defeat, another scandal, another advanced inch by the icy wall of the world…

U.S. citizen, Martin Wani, son of Meriam and Daniel, is in prison in Khartoum with his mother! (Photo Credit: Hardwired Global Social Justice Movement)

State Department Stands Idly By as Pregnant Christian Awaits Execution

May 17, 2014

For U.S. citizens, the first priority must be to push our own government — Congress and the Obama administration alike — into action. It is unacceptable that the wife and mother of U.S. citizens be allowed to be put in this position.

Senior Al Qaeda leader Nasir al-Wuhayshi

Why Al-Qaeda Declared ‘We Must Eliminate the Cross’

April 30, 2014

This follows sharia doctrine that says Christianity’s ultimate elimination will be carried out by Jesus,who is really an Islamist.

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A Tale of Two Easters: Remembrance and Forgetfulness of God

April 22, 2014

What is Easter without Christ’s Resurrection? It is nothing. Pascha without the solemn and profound beauty of remembering, affirming, and participating in the theological, historical and existential reality of the Lord’s Resurrection is nothing.

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Death Has Been Swallowed Up In Victory

April 16, 2014

The Church’s calendar and all her services are each an entire whole and a part of the experience of God in history. Each service in its own way encapsulates, in part or in whole, all of the human condition from the creation of the world…

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It’s All About Religion

April 15, 2014

The decadence and libertinism of the West in general and America in particular is a sign of a society that is disintegrating, rejecting its essential structuring elements.

C.S. Lewis writing in his study.

Stories, Not Arguments, Shape Imaginations

March 29, 2014

If stories convince us that certain positions are absurd or foolish, reason, logic, and data will look foolish, mean-spirited, and absurd.

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Christmas, Americans and the Virgin Birth

December 22, 2013

A new poll by Pew Research, just in time for Christmas, shows 73 percent of Americans believe in Jesus’ virgin birth by His mother Mary. Even 32 percent of the self-professed religiously unaffiliated said they believe. White evangelicals were the most believing (97%), followed by black Protestants (94%), white Catholics (88%), Hispanic Catholics (81%) and Mainline Protestants (70%). By comparison, other polls show about one third of the British people profess belief in the Virgin Birth.

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The Collegiate Religious Establishment and the “Crisis of Truth”: A Guide for the Perplexed

August 26, 2013

The university is an institution ostensibly dedicated to reason. In some cases, the university is also supposedly dedicated to faith. In most circles of higher education, including much of Catholic – and more broadly Christian – higher education, one is likely to encounter the rejection – explicit or implicit – of the compatibility between faith and reason. This rejection is a two-sided coin. One side rejects faith and embraces reason. The other side – arguably more dangerous – seeks to build a faith on little or no rational foundation.


Praying at an Interreligious Prayer Gathering

June 29, 2013

By Faith J. H. McDonnell (@Cuchulain09) Earlier this week I participated in an interreligious prayer gathering for religious freedom at the Cathedral of St. Thomas More in Arlington, Virginia sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington…


Book Review: Faith, Doubt, and Other Lines I’ve Crossed by Jay Bakker

April 16, 2013

By Aaron Gaglia (@GagliaAC) I recently finished reading Faith, Doubt, and Other Lines I’ve Crossed: Walking with the Unknown God by Jay Bakker with Andy Meisenheimer. Going into this book I was fully aware…