Private Morality

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Rick Santorum’s very Catholic birth control beliefs

Charlie Litchfield AP Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum at a rally Feb. 14 in Boise, Idaho. When it comes to … Continued

Liberty, not just freedom, for the Middle East

In light of the continuing political uprising throughout the Middle East, American leaders are reported to be recalculating their approach … Continued

An exceptional but not chosen people

Washington Post political reporter Karen Tumulty wrote Monday about the growing use of the idea of “American exceptionalism” by political … Continued

Choosing the right operating system for your plans

Delaware GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell told the Christian Broadcasting Network last week that that she believes it was God … Continued

Prayer Is More Than Lip Service

By Shane Claiborne and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove Millions of Americans will gather today in hotel ballrooms and on town squares, in … Continued

Palin: A Narrow Evangelical President?

Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin recently suggested that a gas pipeline is “God’s will” and the Iraq war is “a … Continued

The Amorality of the Free Market

Greed is a moral bad but a functional good. Greedy entrepreneurs have benefited the world with more than a few … Continued

Our Obession and Outrage

So we have now gone through another more high-profile sex scandal with its obligatory mix of power (did you know … Continued

Let’s Get Real

So we have now gone through another more high profile sex scandal with its obligatory mix of power (did you … Continued

Humiliation, the Flipside of Arrogance

Some Sunday in the late 1920s, a sober-faced church-school teacher looked down into my eyes and intoned “Let him who … Continued

Spitzer Scandal About Crime, Not Sex

The Question: What does the Eliot Spitzer scandal say about our public and private morality? Should he have resigned? The … Continued

Character and Leadership

The Question: What does the Eliot Spitzer scandal say about our public and private morality? Should he have resigned? Americans … Continued

Morality Cannot Be Divided

The Question: What does the Eliot Spitzer scandal say about our public and private morality? Should he have resigned? Integrity … Continued

Spitzer Symptomatic of Culture’s Affliction

The Question: What does the Eliot Spitzer scandal say about our public and private morality? Should he have resigned? While … Continued

Sex in Glass Bedrooms

The Question: What does the Eliot Spitzer scandal say about our public and private morality? Should he have resigned? In … Continued

Spitzer’s Woes: An Ancient Tale in a Modern World

The Question: What does the Eliot Spitzer scandal say about our public and private morality? Should he have resigned? Yes, … Continued

What Else Was in Spitzer’s Hotel Room

The Question: What does the Eliot Spitzer scandal say about our public and private morality? Should he have resigned? This … Continued

Spitzer Case About Public and Private Trust

The Question: What does the Eliot Spitzer scandal say about our public and private morality? Should he have resigned? Public … Continued

Church Obsessed with Sex, not Morality

This nation has a strange fetish with sexual sins. The press obsessed on President Clinton’s tawdry sexual behavior, but seems … Continued

Putting the Patient First: Not All Conscience is Created Equal

The Hippocratic Oath, still taken by young doctors-in-training, requires them to pledge that they will practice their craft “only for … Continued