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Albert Schweitzer

F.C. Baur, the Nosferatu of New Testament Critical Studies?

Robert Orlando | Posted 04.15.2014 | Religion
Robert Orlando

Over the last few decades, whenever the notion of a harmonious Christian beginning has been challenged, there seems to have been a readily available "how-to-manual" defense against this perspective.

Nelson Mandela: Teaching a New World

Mary Ellen Jukoski | Posted 02.11.2014 | Education
Mary Ellen Jukoski

While the passing of Nelson Mandela was not unexpected, his life and his example still hold the power to inspire in surprising ways. As I have read th...

Wheelchair Wisdom: All I've Got Is Yours

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

I believe that life is an ongoing journey and with each passage in life, we question, make mistakes, learn, create, expand, grow, transform, and celebrate each step of the way.

Requiem for a Healer: The Amazing Life and Death of Dr. Louis J. Rosner

Shelley Ross | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Shelley Ross

For all these reasons and more, we celebrate the courage, humanity and optimism of Louis Rosner. We surround Larraine, his friends and family (including his much-adored Kira), in a cocoon love, admiration and unending appreciation.

What's St. Paul's Beef With Oxen? Animal Compassion In Light Of 1 Corinthians 9:9-10

Michael Gilmour | Posted 03.21.2012 | Religion
Michael Gilmour

My question is whether or not there is a way to read 1 Corinthians 9:9-10 that does justice to Paul while minimizing bias against nonhuman species among his readers?

Pilgrimage to Albert Schweitzer's Lambarene

Katherine Marshall | Posted 11.05.2011 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

"Responsibility is a difficult thing. Most people prefer to accept a common code of behavior that takes from them the need to make choices and leaves them simply with the obligation to obey ... "

Why We Hate Going to the Dennis

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

Researchers say that if your appellation is Dennis, you are more likely to become a dentist than a differently monikered individual. But I'm not so sure about this.

Upper East Side Ethics

Sheila Shayon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sheila Shayon

And then it dawned on me -- laser sharp -- our whole system is vulnerable. In my own little corner of the world, I had stumbled over another truth at the root of our collective, unbridled greed.

Thank God It's Thursday: Book Expo '09 & The 27s plus The Singular Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This year's BookExpo in New York City had its usual small arena of publishers at gussied-up kiosks hawking the latest and greatest by writers known and unknown.

Donald Trump Bailing Out Ed McMahon: It Only Encourages More Millionaires to be Wastrels

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Russnow

If Donald Trump is so concerned about the woes of his fellow man or woman, why stick only to those whose names he recognizes?