This is a really important article. "Is Food the New Sex?" by Mary Eberstadt
We live in a post-authentic world. -Bruce Springsteen (during keynote address at SXSW 2012) What cannot be said must be passed over in silence. But what cannot be said is most important of all. -Ludwig Wittgenstein Discarnate man is not compatible with an incarnate Church. -Marshall McLuhan Promote what you love instead of bashing what
Theology Moral Theologian Cathleen Kaveny (Notre Dame) had a facinating discussion with John Stewart on the "Daily Show" about the debate over Catholic institutions and contraception. Both parts of this interview are well worth your time. Martin Luther certainly had a way with words. Generate random insults from this great theologian over at the Lutheran
Well, it’s almost Oscar season. My ability to keep up to date with the latest and greatest films has admittedly waned since the addition of a third child to our household. But every once and a while I get to steal away on my own, or with a few friends, to catch a worthwhile film.
Here are a few realities to ponder as a follow up to my recent posting of Stanley Hauerwas' reaction to the moral fragmentation of war. Over the last three years, more American soldiers (enlisted and veterans) have committed suicide than were killed in Afghanistan and Iraq. While suicide among active duty soldiers has slightly decreased over the last two
For your consideration: Stanley Hauerwas writing on the tenth anniverary of 9/11 TEN YEARS AND COUNTING: CHRISTIANITY AND THE END OF WAR "It is often observed that the first casualty of war is truth, but how do you tell the truth without betraying the sacrifice of those who accepted the terms of battle? War is
May 2011 Easter Edition This has been an extremely busy month for those of us in my household. A move to Davis, CA and the business of caring for three children age 3 yrs. and under, have taken their toll. It has been a challenge to consistently post new material here on Abstract Cathedral. With
Like all of us, I have been watching and listening to the coverage concerning the assassination of Osama Bin Laden. Without stepping on to a large soapbox, I wanted to provide a few words concerning the Christian response to events such as this. To be quite honest, watching the media portrayal of the celebrating crowds