Real Freedom for Our Young

In the 4th chapter of the Gospel of Luke, Jesus announces in his home town that, “today,” the words of the prophet Isaiah have been fulfilled.  “To let the oppressed go free” is part of that proclamation. The first act of setting the oppressed free comes in the next scene, in Capernaum.  After Jesus’ unceremonious […]

What Casey Pachall Teaches Us about Us

Casey Pachall, star quarterback for TCU, has been suspended from play indefinitely by Coach Gary Patterson.  Another brush with the law – this time a DWI arrrest – has apparently forced Coach Patterson’s hand.  Dallasnews.com  blogger, Mike Hashimoto, says of star Pachall, “The world isn’t a vacuum, although clearly one could draw a comparison to that and […]

What Retching Has to Do with Moral Vision

(Warning: this blog contains graphic material not suitable for weak stomachs.) Since when did watching people vomit become funny? I admit, I do not watch these TV shows, so maybe it was just a coincidence. Last week, I watched my first episode of “Campus PD” on one of the cable channels. I have known about […]

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