Monthly Archives: January 2015

Why remember?

Yesterday was “Holocaust Remembrance Day”, but the term is a misnomer. A holocaust is a burnt offering, a sacrifice to a deity that expresses adoration and faith. That is not what the murder of millions of Jewish people and others … Continue reading

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An uneasy intersection

One area that has been the cause of acrimony between the secular society and some religious groups has been in the area of human reproduction, specifically abortion. Today, 22 January, is the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Roe v. … Continue reading

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“The Conscience of the State”

The 15th of January is really Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday even if it is celebrated on the third Monday in January. This year, (2015), he would have been 86 years old. He insisted that the Church that he … Continue reading

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Faith and power

Events have unfolded recently that confirm how seeking power and keeping power control events of the day around the world. When I speak of power in this context, I mean “coercive power”. Groups and nations vie for power over others … Continue reading

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