Tag Archives: religion

What is Truth? A Reader’s Challenge

A reader named Charlie wrote with his thoughts about my last post, “The Age of Slumber:” Good post. I’ve been reading an even more eloquent version of the same ideas from Timothy Keller called Reason for God.

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An Unwanted Blessing

I was at work last night when I committed a great breach of decorum. I told a co-worker, “God bless you!” Another co-worker was nearby and repeated my statement derisively. “God bless you?” she said, shaking her head. (She is … Continue reading

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Royal Garments

I was already so drenched that the rain didn’t really matter anymore. Nevertheless, I was pedaling my bicycle full-bore to get to shelter, causing fat drops of rain to hit my face like bullets. 

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Life in Post-Christian America

Skids Grofsky was visibly upset. He had driven straight to my house from work to discuss a volatile situation that had developed there. Because I hold a partial stake in the company he works for, I speak regularly with the … Continue reading

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Civil Unions: A Reasonable Compromise

I realize the White House has always enjoyed the added leverage of its “Bully Pulpit,” but until this morning, no U.S. president has ever had the chutzpah to lecture the US Supreme Court on its duty. In a press statement … Continue reading

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Religious Dogfight

“Between us and heaven or hell there is only life, which is the frailest thing in the world.” –Blaise Pascal, Pensees It was just one flake in a blizzard of More Bad News on MSN.com. Police in Illinois

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Postmodernist’s Dilemma

I was all ready for a full-bore, knock-down-drag-out. The reason was that I was expecting a visit from Skids Grofsky. I still have no explanation for why the two of us are friends. All we do is argue about things … Continue reading

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