Wednesday Aug 13
Two Cheers for Robert Ingersoll
Writer Kimberly Winston said of Robert Ingersoll that he "was a Victorian-era rock star who packed theaters with people who traveled hundred[s] of miles to hear his lectures against religion."
The Faith of Atheists
My parents' marriage was mixed, religiously, and while neither was active in their faith, the differences were a source of conflict.
National Catholic Reporter
Seize the Franciscan moment, Rohr advises
The ideas of Franciscan Fr. Richard Rohr are ubiquitous. Thousands find them in the morning on their computer screens, grist for meditation; thousands more find them in his more than 30 books; others are taught them at the Center for Action and Contemplation, which he founded in Albuquerque, N.M., in 1986.
A Really Good Thing
We had just gotten home from a trip up to Oregon and I was helping my wife unpack everything and then the kids needed this and that and then one of our cats had a plugged-up urethra and was moaning something heinous and I had to return the rental car before they closed and of course we still needed to get to the market -- and then the phone rang.