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The False Dichotomy of Easter

The False Dichotomy of Easter John Updike won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction not once but twice, joining William Faulkner in being given that distinction.  His work is catalogued in the genre of literary realism.  Updike himself describes his style … Continue reading

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Dr. King’s Economic Dream

Martin Luther King Jr. knew there would be little civil rights for African Americans until they were also granted a greater measure of economic rights.  The issue of civil rights is inextricably tied to economic rights.  He devoted more and … Continue reading

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Artice of Interest in Valdosta Daily Times

by Dean Poling on January 14, 2018, he wrote: Fred Howard performs a neat and worthwhile trick with his novel, “Children of Covenant.” He writes a socially conscious whodunit. The book is intriguing as both a mystery and as a … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” -Melody Beattie He was a shy little boy, not very popular with the other children in Grade One. As Valentine’s Day approached, his mother was delighted when he asked her one evening to … Continue reading

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The New Atheists: Logical or Insane?

  I have a bone to pick with Christopher Hitchens. Not just Hitchens, but with all the militant atheists currently in vogue. Like Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins. I single out Hitchens because of his statement “atheism is a necessary … Continue reading

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Entertaining Angels

Dorothy Day, cofounder of the Catholic Worker Movement during the Great Depression, has been called the American Mother Teresa because of her tireless work among the poor for the last 47 years of her life. In the year 2000, Pope … Continue reading

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Book Review: Faith Beyond Belief by Margaret Placentra Johnston

In Mary Engelbreit’s famous quote, “If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it,” there is the tantalizing suggestion that if we change our way of thinking then things will change. Margaret Placentra Johnston’s book, Faith Beyond … Continue reading

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