Are you still an orientalist if you’re really, really self-conscious about it?
This Sunday would have been labor hero Cesar (not Hugo) Chavez’s 86th Birthday. In honor of his memory, Google honored Chavez with a Google doodle. Chavez got to be the […]
CNN reports that the most popular musician in the world is a Christian worship musician. But who is this man? Why is he so popular? And why does he want […]
In our turbulent economic times, no business is safe. With the possible exception of nail polish retailers and megachurches. A recent Leadership Network survey shows that large churches, or churches […]
I was driving to the radio station where I volunteer today, and I was listening to the radio. Somebody on NPR was talking about the pope, repeating the same old […]
This week’s Tuesday Longread follows up on Rob’s post from the other day. To recap: Vatican officials have recently admitted that they “do not understand youth culture”. The Pontifical Council for […]
My grandfather died Tuesday, January 22nd. He had senile dementia – not Alzheimers, but an undiagnosed sort – a slow degradation of the brain from an unknown cause. It first […]