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Supreme Court Justices In The Pews and On The Bench - Where Neil Gorsuch Fits In

Steven K. Green,
Willamette University

On Jan. 31, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil M. Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court occasioned by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia. 1,369 more words



BLOG 342 March 20, 2017

            For 2,000 years, the tension between Christians and Jews has grown out of the way each side views the person of Jesus of Nazareth. 474 more words

Middle East

Seize the opportunity as it comes (Reflection on third sunday of Lent)

The woman has many times been to Jacob’s spring to fetch water, but this particular day she meets Jesus, talking to him and everything is new for her. 146 more words

Decades that suck: 1950s

Living in the somewhat rural Midwest I end up talking to a lot of Trump supporters, or at least people who seem to represent themselves in a way that would have me believe they are. 851 more words

The Bible and the 2016 Presidential Campaign

Feature Image Credit: CBS News.

by Daniel L. Dreisbach, American University

Biblical language, allusions, and themes have long featured prominently in American political discourse. The rhetoric of the 2016 presidential campaign was no exception. 1,951 more words

Weekend Roundup - News & Commentary - 3/18/17

I wasn’t able to post a weekend roundup last Saturday because of the windstorm damage/loss of power so it was difficult to limit myself to only ten news reports this weekend. 492 more words


St. Patrick's Day Falling On A Friday Poses Dilemma For Catholics

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Fish is usually the main course for Catholics who abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent. Corned beef and cabbage is the traditional dish on Saint Patrick’s Day. 281 more words