This posting is a response to an interview I heard today on NPR's Science Friday. Dr. Brad Smith, who took photos of a series of fetuses from day 28 until day 56 of gestation, was interviewed. He talked about his work and the responses he has received via email after posting the pictures on the web.
I just finished writing a story about a men and a woman who lost their spouses while in their seventies and then married each other a relatively short time later. What struck me about their story was how central religion was for them in their recovery. I want to share some of what they said with you before the store comes out in the Wednesday Journal.
In my previous posting I made the distinction between private morals and social morals. This posting is an example of what one mainline denomination is doing with its members to try to nurture and promote their moral substance in terms of social justice.
A Catholic dialoging with an Evangelical is news! A conversation between Cardinal George and Evangelical John Armstrong will happen on Monday, March 26, at 7:00 pm in the Edman Chapel at Wheaton College. It's free.
In my Forest Park Review column which ran last Wednesday, I said that the U.S. was an imperialist nation, not militarily but culturally. A friend of mine who is working in Malaysia read the column and responded as follows. It effectively destroys stereotypes about Muslims and Asian culture.