Why Is Everyone So Easily Offended?

Maybe I’ve spent too much time on Facebook, but why is everybody so darned offended all the time? Traditionalist Catholics are constantly getting on their high horse. Then its the feminist and homosexualists who are stomping off in high dudgeon. Next it is the Liberals or the Eastern Orthodox or the Lutherans or the college [Read More…]

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TV? Turn it Off

One of the greatest blessings of my life is that my Mom had the guts to not have TV. Yep. I grew up in the 1960s and 70s with no TV. My folks were not especially strict or puritanical. They didn’t tell us TV was wicked or “Hell’s sewer straight into your home.” They just [Read More…]

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Why I Am Not Eastern Orthodox

From time to time I will get an email asking whether I considered Eastern ¬†Orthodoxy when I left Anglicanism. The answer is that I did not. Here’s why: I certainly learned a bit about Eastern Orthodoxy while I was at Oxford. Bishop Kallistos Ware lived around the corner in North Oxford. and I attended the [Read More…]

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On Presidents, Princes and Popes

Let’s face it, we’re the world’s only superpower. And yet we’re so insecure. [Read more…]

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Mystery of the Magi Book Giveaway

You may have heard of my latest book project called The Mystery of the Magi- the Quest to¬†Identify the Three Wise Men. I’m really excited by this book. It has been so interesting to investigate the historicity of the Magi story. One of the reasons the book has been so exciting to produce is because [Read More…]

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On Popes and Presidents

One remembers the day when a good, strong pope and a good, strong president–both having survived assassination attempts– got together with a sense of mission. [Read more…]

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