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A Science-Fiction Classic Still Smolders (Jon Michaud)

Walter M. Miller is best known for the only novel he published in his lifetime, “A Canticle for Leibowitz.” Composed of a trilogy of novellas that originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, ”Canticle,” which was released in 1959, has never been out of print, selling more...Read More »


Gluttony and the Christian (Daniel Calder)

We live in a time of unprecedented gluttony and obesity. While there is no necessary logical connection between one’s physical weight or belly size and one’s spiritual condition, there is, empirically, a highly probabalistic connection. That is, obesity is overwhelmingly the result of excessive food consumption. Furthermore, there...Read More »


A Mysterious (and Beautiful) Tapestry: How Ecosystems help us recall the inner life of the Trinity (Rick Destree)

Ecosystems make me think of our triune God. The idea of God’s triune nature being alluded to in creation is not a new one. Sixteen hundred years ago, St. Augustine taught that the beauty of God was rooted in the harmony of the Father, Son, and Spirit within...Read More »


Waging War With Love (Ted Schroder)

One of the things that surprised me when I first read the New Testament seriously was that it talked so much about a Dark Power in the universe — a mighty evil spirit who was held to be the Power behind death and disease, and sin. The difference...Read More »


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