Monthly Archives: April 2013

Divisive Matters of Religion and Society

Probably the most divisive issue involving religion’s intersection with society is abortion. Both sides are so polarized, it is almost impossible to have a dialogue about abortion without matters devolving into a shouting match with one side or the other … Continue reading

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Religion and the Public Sector, Continued

An area of society that is affected by religion is bioethics. There are many issues that resound with the influence of religion. Physician assisted suicide, abortion, euthansia, care for the elderly and medical care in general are issues among many … Continue reading

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Agoraphobia

There is a continual discussion among relious people, especially Christians, about the place of religion in the marketplace. In the first century CE, the marketplace, (in Greek: agora), was where laborers would find work, where householders would hire workers, where … Continue reading

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One More Natural Law Posting for Now

I wrote about natural law theory yesterday and it seems as if the intersection of natural law theory and public events has been a larger part iof our national dialogue, at least in terms of religion and society. Part of … Continue reading

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Natural Law Theory and Current Events

As we examin the impact of religion on our culture, we will return to the subject of natural law theory regularly. Many people of faith look on natural law theory as a “given” in terms of the formation of American … Continue reading

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Religion and Society

In another space, I write about spirituality. However, many times this spills over into the affect of religion on society and vice versa. It is difficukt to seperate the influence our faiths have on our spirits and faith’s inlfuence for … Continue reading

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