Presumably the Crawley family is Church of England, but the only time you’ll see anything religious on “Downton Abbey” is during a wedding.
Day: November 20, 2015
The most striking thing about this film is the stark reality of the early feminist movement. It was dangerous business to go against the will of the male dominated power structure and working women in particular who dared to do so paid high personal prices.
UPDATED: Here is a sample of some of the Episcopal Bishops who have responded to the governors who have closed the doors of their states to Syrian refugees.
Remembering Aquinas’ words that “fear is such a powerful emotion for humans that when we allow it to take us over, it drives compassion right out of our hearts,” the author reacts to recent terrorist attacks and our response to them.
Betsy, Greg, Liz, and Tom Ferguson (aka Crusty Old Dean) talk about the NFL and the ethical choice to leave it behind.
It’s in our national DNA to distrust kings. Yet here we are, preparing to celebrate “Christ the King” Sunday.
Actually, it goes deeper than that. It’s in our nature to distrust authority, to resist anything or any organization or any person who violates our beloved sense of autonomy and independence. We don’t like kings. Yet, once again, here we are, preparing to celebrate and proclaim Christ as our King.
With all the fear and rejection of others different than us being promoted right […]