Is a universal basic income a realistic proposition? Should people of faith support it?
Day: August 24, 2015
After the killings at Emanuel African Methodist, and acts of arson against several historically black churches, a variety of faith-based organizations and individuals raised funds to help rebuild them. Muslim organizations were previously reported to have raised over $100,000, and several Christian groups have donated heavily. The National Council of Churches is still soliciting funds, and […]
Massimo Pigliucci, Professor of Philosophy at CUNY-City College, speaks about Stoicism and death in an original video for Aeon magazine. Pigliucci explains that suicide was considered permissible in certain circumstances, relating it to modern advocacy for right to death legislation, noting that Zeno, the founder of Stoicism, took his own life after years of debilitating illness. He describes […]
Is there a morality that isn’t grounded in religious faith? Who are the great thinkers and moralists of that movement? Sociologist Lori Fazzino tells an interviewer that atheists are misunderstood, and just as moral as Evangelical Christians, in an interview about her graduate work and personal spiritual history.
The Cathedral of St. John in Providence, R.I., and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in downtown Richmond, VA, address the historic role of The Episcopal Church in slavery and the Confederacy.
If you woke up with a stiff neck this morning, then today’s reflection is for you. Jacob spent the night on a pillow made of stone, but he still woke up to a whole new sense of God’s presence.
Just a few days after revealing publicly that cancer has spread to his brain, 90 year old Jimmy Carter taught his regular Sunday School lesson Sunday at the little red brick Baptist Church in Plains GA of which he is a member. Former President Carter has been teaching Sunday School at the church for over […]