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Loving God and Neighbor in New York

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Across Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center and St. Patrick’s Cathedral confront each other. Aesthetically, the contrast is endlessly fascinating—the soaring monoliths of NBC Studios and the glittering Gothic symmetry of the cross-topped towers both certainly please the eyes. But the standoff . . . . Continue Reading »

Believing, Doubting, Trusting

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The postmodern age is open to hearing that we all have worldviews—basic assumptions that spool into a narrative about who we are, where we come from, and what we ought to be doing. Whether we come to our worldviews through a kind of cultural osmosis, or whether we stand upon well-articulated . . . . Continue Reading »