Monthly Archives: December 2013

Did You Hear What I Heard?

Many of you are likely aware that the first New World leader of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis (aka Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Cardinal and Archbishop of Buenos Aires), was just selected as Time magazine’s “Person of the Year.” I … Continue reading

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A Wonderful and Complicated Story

I grew up in Minnesota and this was the dark time of year, around the solstice, in the heart of winter.  I remember that each year there was snow and the lakes were frozen enough for skating.  I loved it.  … Continue reading

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The Strength to Forgive

There have been any number of commentaries on Nelson Mandela, and universally they have pointed out his courage and his humility.  He never tried to be bigger than his role; he accepted all the praise with grace.  There is no … Continue reading

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Magisterium…and Public Radio

I have been invited to be a part of a KPCC Crawford Family Forum on Science and Religion next Wednesday at 7:00.  Joining me on the panel will be Michael Schermer and John Timpane, and the expectation is that we … Continue reading

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