Category: Apocalyptic

The Age of Accountability

This evening we celebrated my daughter’s seventh birthday. We went out to dinner at Medici, a local restaurant that we adore here in Hyde Park. We had pizza, and then split some ice cream. After, we went down to 57th Street Books, and both the kiddos got to pick out a couple of new morsels... Read more »

We're having a party. Invite the lamp.

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  I first saw this advertisement in a taxi cab. And like many taxi rides, I saw it about seven times before I reached my destination. By the second time around, I knew I wanted to write about it. It begins with a simple whistled tune. That old John Denver favorite, “Country Roads.” Your mind... Read more »

A Matter of Time

Back when I was a religion professor, I used to teach courses in American religious history with a focus on the Constitution. Because of that, I occasionally receive calls from journalists who want to get some perspective on religious liberty issues and the workings of the First Amendment. I was talking to a reporter the... Read more »