Anti-Semitism is on the rise. The series of attacks and incidents taking place almost daily over the last […]
Category Archive: Religion
I am privileged to have some really smart friends who often write things I wish I had said […]
Anyone who reads this blog for more than five minutes knows I am a staunch supporter of reproductive […]
Anyone who knows me knows that I am Pro-Choice, Pro-Abortion and Pro-Reproductive Justice. The objections people raise about […]
Driving to work today I heard a report about the victims of the recent Philippine typhoon. The story […]
Yesterday was Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, which I always think of as the start of baking season. One of the consistent ways our non-religious household marks religious holidays, both Christian and Jewish, is through food.
Moral restrictions on medical procedures. That is the framework of the anti-abortion movement and other conservative positions. My […]
It is oh so tempting to let myself get caught up in the posturing and brinksmanship of the […]
I was going to call this post “My Republican Neighbors” but it is really about more than them. […]
Of all the things going on in the world I don’t know why this one thing made me […]
Since I only have a few minutes, I am only going to focus on a few minutes out of the Vice Presidential debate last night.
If you put aside all the “malarkey”, distortions and ideological nuances, what the debate last night gave us was a very clear picture of two forms of government. Answering the question asked by Raddatz, “What role your religion has played in your own personal views on abortion”, the candidates gave voters a fundamental choice between systems of government.
Had another close encounter at my gym today. The facility I use is owned and run by Orthodox […]
The fragment of ancient Coptic papyrus that contains the words “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife…’ ” has already […]
As it gets harder and harder to cobble together the time I need to put coherent thoughts in […]
In following all of the upheaval in the Middle East, starting with the needless death of Ambassador Stevens […]