Do Not Let Yourself Be Robbed of Faith, Hope, Love, Joy

All too often, in the busy-ness of life, in the overwhelming gravity of news headlines, immersed in a popular culture that all too often keeps us mired in our worst (and basest) habits and instincts, we let ourselves get robbed of that something more we’re made for. Toward that, I end my syndicated column this [Read More...]

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Lady Thatcher Offers Words to Live — and Legislate By

From Margaret Thatcher, via her funeral homily last week: Christianity offers no easy solutions to political and economic issues. It teaches us that we cannot achieve a compassionate society simply by passing new laws and appointing more staff to administer them. [Read more...]

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Christianity in History

A reminder of why we would want to protect religious liberty: Certainly, mankind without Christianity conjures up a dismal prospect. The record of mankind with Christianity is daunting enough…. The dynamism it has unleashed has brought massacre and torture, intolerance and destructive pride on a huge scale, for there is a cruel and pitiless nature [Read More...]

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‘I thought I was seeing the face of God.’

In an interview with David Brody, Brit Hume talks about life after his son died: I considered myself a Christian. If someone had asked me if you’re a Christian, I would have said, ‘Of course I’m a Christian.’ But I think I was what you would call a nominal Christian. I went through my adult [Read More...]

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There Are Christians in Hollywood

Catholic schools and Catholicism come up during my chats with Mike and Chip Flaherty, the execs at Walden Media behind the movie Won’t Back Down, out today. [Read more...]

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