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Who said Johnny Depp will go to hell?

Who said Johnny Depp will go to hell?

By Tony Woodlief
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Media | It may or may not be the case that actor Johnny Depp participated in a British pop band's song blaspheming Jesus Christ. Every news organization from Reuters…

The hidden gospel of socialism

The hidden gospel of socialism

By Tony Woodlief
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Religion | Little do my socialist friends know, but "The Internationale," the worldwide anthem to communism written (of course) in France and popularized by the Soviet…

On a Christian boycott of Black Friday

On a Christian boycott of Black Friday

By Tony Woodlief
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Religion | I'm predisposed to agree with arguments against participating in Black Friday. So I was prepared to nod my head to Aiden Enns's essay in The Washington Post 's…

Profanity and art

Profanity and art

By Tony Woodlief
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Movies | I recently had several men from where I work over to my place, for chili, beer, and a movie. I warned them in advance about the profanity. Not mine, the…

A righteous beating

A righteous beating

By Tony Woodlief
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Family | It's certainly an indication of my hypocrisy that my first reaction upon seeing the recently released video of a Texas state judge cursing and beating his…

The Catholic Church's one-world government

The Catholic Church's one-world government

By Tony Woodlief
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Economy | Imagine a group of economists assembling to advise clergy on how best to conduct church affairs. Consider the subjective value of your customers, they might…

On not being ashamed of what we know

On not being ashamed of what we know

By Tony Woodlief
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Faith & Inspiration | I've always been partial to efforts to prove God from the evidence. I think this was mostly due to my intellectual orientation, my Western-oriented notion…

Facing the sucker-punch day

Facing the sucker-punch day

By Tony Woodlief
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Faith & Inspiration | It's been one of those sucker-punch days, at the end of a week of getting kicked in the pants. I jumped into a struggling organization a year ago to try and…

Does reading the Bible really make you more liberal?

Does reading the Bible really make you more liberal?

By Tony Woodlief
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Religion | It's certainly an eye-popping finding, at first glance: Baylor University researchers are tentatively reporting, according to Christianity Today , that frequent…

Steve Jobs, protests, and the American way

Steve Jobs, protests, and the American way

By Tony Woodlief
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Economy | Steve Jobs drifted in and out of college classes, sleeping on floors and getting free meals at the local Hare Krishna temple. (And here we must stop and ask,

Virtue and absent vice

Virtue and absent vice

By Tony Woodlief
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Faith & Inspiration | I recently had the chance to speak with a classroom full of young people studying business. The topic I was asked to address was humility. I warned them that…

The contemptible human body

The contemptible human body

By Tony Woodlief
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Religion | There is always fresh occasion for recalling Dorothy Sayers' injunction that the opponents of Christianity ought to have some inkling of what specifically…

 
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