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Bald Jokes, Biblical Authority, and Calling off the Bears

Samuel L. Adams | Posted 04.08.2016 | Religion
Samuel L. Adams

In a sense, we have unleashed bears in our time, and this brings me to Donald Trump. His inability to withstand criticism and kneejerk tendency to belittle anyone who disagrees with him through name-calling, misogyny, religious bigotry, and race-baiting that is eerily reminiscent of George Wallace have poisoned our political discourse.

Continuing Advent's Daily Practice of Preparation

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

The second week of Advent is a week during which Christians meditate on the spiritual experience and practice of preparation. I offer the following daily meditations earlier believers made as they awaited the fulfillment of God's promised presence.

Christian Advent Begins as a Daily Practice of Hope

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 02.09.2014 | Religion
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

Advent is a four-week season leading into the Christian celebration of the nativity of Jesus Christ, in whom Christians believe God to have taken huma...