Making Claims Doesn’t Make One Right or Righteous

Making Claims Doesn’t Make One Right or Righteous

I’ve grown tired of those who claim to be more patriotic than the rest of us while working to destroy democracy – or more Christian while largely ignoring everything Jesus said and did. Faithfulness takes more than laying claims to titles, and then redefining and...
Loyal and Critical: A Lesson Well Learned

Loyal and Critical: A Lesson Well Learned

Professor Bill Hoyt, chair of the department of religion and philosophy, returned what we students of old called “term papers” – pecked out on a typewriter and smeared with the brushed-on, corrective fluid branded as Wite-Out. It was my first research paper in an...