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ABRAHAM LINCOLN: A Bigot by Today’s Standard?

What does Abraham Lincoln have to teach us about tolerance? Some years ago I heard a Christian leader relate a conversation he’d had with his son upon his graduation from public high school. “What values were you taught?” he asked … Continue reading

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Did Postmodern Culture Contribute to Sandy Hook?

My heart has been broken, as have so many hearts in America and around the world, at the unspeakable murder of twenty children and seven adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Words cannot describe the horror. … Continue reading

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The Roots of the Global Economic Crisis

[The following post, refreshed  from its original publication, is highly relevant to the current political-economic environment.] The global economic crisis is, at its root, a moral and metaphysical crisis. Our economic principles and polices are founded on assumptions which are … Continue reading

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