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I do not know who Mr. John P. McCarthy might be, but his “review” at the Catholic News Service of Terrence Malick’s magisterial “The Tree of Life,” (http://www.catholicnews.com/data/movies/11mv064.htm) is a sad demonstration of how small and parched a commentator’s “Christian” worldview can be.
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Nothing anyone could ever say or write can begin to do justice to Terrence Malick’s new film, “The Tree of Life.”
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Anything we say about God is always metaphorical.
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The book Leadership and Self-Deception: getting out of the box from The Arbinger Institute, offers an important challenge for leaders.
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Is there something new stirring out there in religionland? Are there yet signs of hope for Christianity?
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She is a bright thoughtful young priest, serving as curate in an urban Anglican parish. As part of her placement she was assigned the task of performing a detailed “Congregational Analysis,” of the church in which she shares in ministry, and a “Social Analysis” of the community in which the church is located.
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There seem to be so many occasions these days when I feel apologetic for the Christian faith.
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Thy have been called idiots, drunks, jerks, thugs, hooligans, goons, anarchists, retards, reptiles, louts, losers, low-lifes, morons, and a number of other less flattering things I am not comfortable repeating. Those of us who did not participate in their activities have rushed to explain the reasons behind their behaviour and to call for the full extent of the law to be brought to bear against them.
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On Mothers’ Day this year I put up a post called “Great Mothering.” The post consisted of my Ten Commandments for “Great Mothering.”
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In Thursday’s “Huffington Post,” Arianna Huffington, who knows a thing or two about the Internet, announced that “the Internet has grown up.”
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