As we watch the news and are reminded of the many ills and obsessions of modern society, maybe it is worth considering how the affirmation and worship of a creator – indeed one who receives and absorbs our violence – might shape a different, redemptive response.
No one told me about it. I used to have a nice pair of black shoes, my favorite, the first gift Sarah ever gave me, but which acquired a doubtful […]
In the midst of the digital revolution, a slew of economic forecasters have recently projected massive restructuring in the workforce. Perhaps most prominent among these forecasters are Oxford researchers Carl […]
Why are we afraid of belonging? Because we lose control? Independence? Pride? I thought about these questions flying back home from a hug-filled conference in Lisbon, when islands of saneness […]
In one of my last articles, I mentioned ‘the three things’ one should never bring up at a dinner party: sex, religion, and politics. Sex was on the menu last […]
God is a projection of the human father. As Sigmund Freud explains, God does not exist because he is just our conceptual longing for a heavenly father. He is an […]
Some time ago, IBM’s newest supercomputer named Watson succeeded in defeating two of the all-time most successful human contestants on the popular TV game show Jeopardy! For many, this latest […]
Yehudi Menuhin started at the violin at a young age. Regarded as one of the twentieth century’s greatest violin performers, he was already playing with the San Francisco Symphony at the […]