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Faith in the Impossible

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 01.13.2015 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

For Kearney, faith is trusting that a higher power, however that power is defined, can make extraordinary things possible, though human choice. I don't know Kearney personally, but would invite him into my house any time.

Giving Up God For Lent

Brandon Ambrosino | Posted 04.17.2013 | Religion
Brandon Ambrosino

I am giving up God for Lent to make room for God. I am prying open my fingers, and letting all of my theological idols crash to the ground.

Is That All There Is? It's About Time

Dimitri Hamlin | Posted 01.04.2012 | Religion
Dimitri Hamlin

In its pure form, time is beautifully clear, simple and non-problematic. Space, however, complicates things.

Does the Ivy League Turn You Into a Moron? Walter Kirn Critiques Princeton in "Lost in the Meritocracy"

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anis Shivani

Walter Kirn, author of the novels Up in the Air and Mission to America, has written the most enticing recent indictment of education in this country.

On Health Care It's "E Pluribus" Without the "Unum"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The election of the first U.S. president of African descent has challenged a lot of people's self-identity. The loud, vicious, unruly behavior is a collective expression of white trepidation.