In Terence Nichol’s 2003 book The Sacred Cosmos: Christian Faith and the Challenge of Naturalism he begins with an anecdote where two sets of Catholic children are asked the question “Where is God?” One, a group from the West, and another, a group from the East, answered very differently. The children raised in the West [...]
In 2007 P. T. Anderson released a film many people considered to a masterpiece. The theme of the film can be best summarized by its tagline, “When Ambition Meets Faith… There Will be Blood.” This weekend, his newest movie releases with a similar theme. This time he is focusing not on the dynamic between Faith and Ambition in opposition, but when Faith and Ambition work in accord. This dangerous combination has been used for good and bad. We briefly look at two supposed “Masters” and their approach to this thrust-upon or sought-after position.
February’s State of Formation topic is bullying of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. The recent and ongoing campaign is to impress upon the victims of bullying the message that “it gets better.” Which means, there can be a happy life after bullying, if you can just endure the present torment. You can check out [...]