Jesus, the Pretext — 1/31/12

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Contemporary man finds it fashionable to ask “What would Jesus do?”  This catchphrase finds its source in the subtitle of Charles Sheldon’s 1897 novel In His Steps.  I have never read the book, and cannot comment on it.  I understand Sheldon was a socialist who, as a professing Christian, proclaimed the social gospel.  The more […]

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The Problem with Pluralism

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Years ago, a Chicago eatery displayed a sign stating:  O’Hara’s Pizza, best Chinese food in town. This ad demonstrates America’s “melting pot” image.    Because various ethnic groups live in such close proximity, we’ve become familiar with other culture’s customs, food, and tastes. We are also exposed to various religious views.  This has led many to […]

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