Christmas Carol (VI): Ghosts of Christmas Past

Unlike Ebenezer Scrooge, the memories of my Christmas past are happy. My parents worked hard to give us a holiday centered in Jesus and full of jollification. We went to Church, watched Christmas specials on television before video gave us even more control of our media lives, and practiced the American rituals of the season. [Read More...]

Guns, Football, and Fornication

The murder, abuse, and suicide of a NFL player has brought all kinds of emotions into our national discourse. Some blame the “violent game of football,” but studies don’t seem to confirm that players are made more violent off the field. Some blame our “gun culture,” but the increasing rates of violence in the United [Read More...]