Anxious Times Demand a Courageous Response By The Rev. Dr. Gary Nicolosi

  Anxious Times Demand a Courageous Response   By The Rev. Dr. Gary Nicolosi   We are living in anxious times, aren’t we? The economy is in recession. The stock market has plummeted. The once mighty North American auto industry is on the verge of bankruptcy. The most powerful investment banking firms on Wall Street … Continue reading “Anxious Times Demand a Courageous Response By The Rev. Dr. Gary Nicolosi”

Navigating the Waters of Interfaith Activity By Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar

  Navigating the Waters of Interfaith Activity By Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar  When liberal religious groups work together, it is assured that they agree on one thing: proselytizing is against the rules.  The history of Christian evangelism has led to extreme sensitivity on this issue, especially amongst Jews, Buddhists, and Hindus.  A Buddhist monk, who … Continue reading “Navigating the Waters of Interfaith Activity By Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar”

Light amidst the darkness By Dick Staub

  COMMENTARY: Light amidst the darkness By Dick Staub   [Religion News Service] I recently hosted a show featuring Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s poems written from his prison cell during World War II. I was particularly taken by a comment made by Sandy, a busy mom enjoying a rare night out. Reading Bonhoeffer had put her life … Continue reading “Light amidst the darkness By Dick Staub”

Catholic Creativity By Martin E. Marty

  Catholic Creativity By  Martin E. Marty   With Catholics, Catholicism, Roman Catholics, the Church, and the Catholic bloc having played ill-defined and indeterminate roles in the November election, the one-fourth of the American population that they make up is ripe for assessment.  A brilliant one is tucked into an article on novelist Flannery O’Connor, … Continue reading “Catholic Creativity By Martin E. Marty”

The Amazing Grace Project: What else can we do together? By The Rev. Michael Thompson

  The Amazing Grace Project: What else can we do together?   By The Rev. Michael Thompson   As Ali Symons notes in a recent web article, the Amazing Grace Project gives us a wonderful window into the national life of the Anglican Church of Canada. It also says a great deal about what we … Continue reading “The Amazing Grace Project: What else can we do together? By The Rev. Michael Thompson”