The great Catholic theologian Henri Nouwen thought birthdays the most important celebration because we celebrate a person for their simple presence among us. We are glad for them, and just for them.Read More »
Does the spirituality or faith of our president matter?
I came to this book with much ambivalence. Why does the faith perspective of our president’s matter?Read More »
In search of the American bicycle
Earlier this year I decided I was going to make good on a long-time plan and buy a road bike. I mostly ride on pavement these days; a few years back, I more or less permanently swapped out the knobbies on my mountain bike for slick tires.Read More »
Vatican censors nun’s book on sexual ethics, and some see a bid to muzzle women’s voices
A long-simmering conflict between the Vatican and American nuns erupted again on Monday (June 4) when the Vatican's doctrinal office issued a scathing critique of a popular book on sexual ethics by Sister Margaret A. Farley, one of the first Catholics to teach at Yale Divinity School.Read More »
Do you consider yourself an ethical investor?
TAKE THE POLL BY CLICKING THE IMAGE ABOVE Tracy SimmonsTracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in …Read More »
Little brothers are watching
Recently, there was a post on the smart grid and the possiblity of 'big brother' watching and controling our energy use. Big brother may not be watching as much as we think.Read More »