COVERING THE COVERAGE

Making Peeping Toms of Us All

Painful and terrible things happen every day in our communities and nation. And when we check out the news, we’ve all become accustomed to exploring their circumstances in often lurid detail.   Compared to the appropriate sorrow we might feel when another instance of...

EDITORIALS

Is Sexuality Who We Are or What We Do?

As I have attempted to show over the course of this series of essays (here, here, and here), it is often the case that many of our doubts and struggles with our faith are rooted in unrecognized assumptions we have unwittingly absorbed from the larger secular culture...

Why Bad Things Must Happen to Good People 

Even if we accept that mortal life is difficult by design to some extent, we may still be left with the question: does there have to be this much of it? This is an ancient question. How do we reconcile a God who is all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-loving with a...