Babies and Economy

Just saw this … what do you think? Any responses? Forget about cutting back on cable and pricey cappuccinos. For some couples, a shaky economy means putting plans to grow or start a family on hold. The economy is a leading source of worry for many Americans, with 80 percent saying they feel stress about [Read More...]

Midday Bible Study: Gospel 53

Our next two references to “gospel” in Philippians are found at 1:12 and 1:16. Here they are in context: 12 Now I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel. 13 As a result, it has become clear throughout the whole palace guard  and to everyone else [Read More...]

Sacred Attunement

 I have a number of favorite Jewish writers, including may favorite essayist Joseph Epstein. When it comes to the depths of spirituality, very few plumb the depths in their own way like Abraham Joshua Heschel and his two-volume set The Prophets has no rival. As a seminary student I was stunned into thoughts and ponderings [Read More...]

Watching 24?

Are there any good reasons, and what might they be, for a 55 year old like me to begin watching 24? What is the big idea of 24? What are your favorite features of 24? What kinds of conversations does 24 create for you? [Read more...]


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