Day: September 7, 2011

9/11 Changed nothing

War is a force that gives Americans meaning through their history, largely because powerful impulses in American religion have historically sacralized war’s religious, redemptive force.

10 Lessons in 10 years since 9/11

…an open society won’t be easily intimidated or vanquished. Terrorists deeply wounded New York City, but here we are, 10 years later, more alive, more confident, more open than ever. Democracy is a durable system.

Today is End Malaria Day

We’re doing this by giving $20 from the purchase of each copy of End Malaria to Malaria No More to send a mosquito net to a family in need and to support life-saving work in the fight against malaria.

Humility

It seems so odd that some expressions of Christianity are as hostile as they are toward other religions and toward science. In today’s Daily Office readings we have stories that offer to us another spirit.