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
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.
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, …