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The Tebow Phenomenon: Two Kinds of Prejudice

I know—I’m coming really late to the dance. In the last several months, everyone and his brother has jumped into the fray to beat up on Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback Tim Tebow. Actually, though, what I want to do is something quite different:  I want to use this winsome young man as a foil, merely […]

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Men Must Endure Their Going Hence: Remembering C.S. Lewis

Men Must Endure Their Going Hence. So warns Edgar in Shakes buy propecia online without prescription peare’s classic King Lear. And so says the tombstone shared by illustrious Christian apologist Clive Staples Lewis and his brother Warren. The tombstone, located in the yard of Holy Trinity Church in Headington Quarry, Oxford, commemorates the writer C.S. […]

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Last Meal, Last Chance: Convicted Killer Chooses Christ

Troy Davis died yesterday in Georgia. Davis, you probably know, was convicted of murdering a police officer. But in the twenty years since the crime, seven of the nine key witnesses have recanted their testimony. The lack of clarity regarding the case sparked anti-death penalty backlash. Groups including Amnesty International and the NAACP petitioned the […]

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The Power of a Mother's Prayer

Her son was a wild one.  She had tried to impart solid virtues and a lively faith—but her atheist husband quashed that with his brusque way and bad example. So when her eldest son reached his teens, he broke away—rejecting Christianity for an occult religion, and preferring an easy life of casual relationships and carefree […]

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The Seashell and the Three-In-One

Augustine of Hippo lived a wild life—abandoning the faith, fathering a child out of wedlock, and rejecting the values of his mother Monica. Monica, however, prayed for her son, that he would turn back to God.  For thirty years, Monica prayed unceasingly for her son—who eventually was converted, and who became one of the Church’s […]

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