From the perspective of Christianity, one can question why God allows suffering, but one cannot say God doesn’t understand it. He is not remote, indifferent, untouched or unscarred.
Millionaires and billionaires acquire wealth by producing products and services that other people want to buy, from computers to Greek yogurt to bad books like Our Revolution.
Even amid anger and embarrassment, Christians can do the work of evangelization because the first Easter told us that, for the truly converted disciple who has met the risen Lord, despair never gets the final word: God will vindicate his plan for the salvation of the world.
A growing confrontation at the University of Arizona is a rare case where student disruptors are facing real consequences for their actions. Yet if the growing rebellion by anti-free-speech students and faculty at UA gets its way, it would be a disaster for free speech, and would mark a new and dangerous turn in America’s campus crisis.
The former head of Britain’s Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission says he feels gratitude, not resentment, over his ouster as chairman.
An innocent bishop is being made into a ritual scapegoat for the malfeasance (and worse) of his predecessors in high Church office.
Americans often grumble about their taxes every April 15, but the fact is that for all the complaints about waste, fraud and abuse, we do get a lot for what we pay. Other countries’ citizens get more, but they also pay more — a lot more.