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Posts Tagged ‘faith

Jeremiah Wright on the America Me First Superpower

September 27, 2011

The Reverend Jeremiah Wright warns that our selfish, hedonistic and violent culture has turned us away from values, including self-sacrifice, that make possible harmony and the common good. This selfishness and narcissism, Wright argues, is a form of blasphemy. “We got so focused in on being No. 1, on being the superpower,” he said. “When […]

What Islam teaches about Jesus Christ

September 5, 2010

Just as Christians stray from their faith –and in certain countries more so than others’– obviously the same could be said of people of all faiths, including Muslims. But do those Christians or Muslims who stray represent the vast majority of those of their worldwide faith? For that matter, do those who stray from the […]

Passing on a form of “mutant” Christianity

August 29, 2010

Kenda Creasy Dean, a professor at Princeton Theological Seminary, says more American teenagers are embracing what she calls “moralistic therapeutic deism.” Translation: It’s a watered-down faith that portrays God as a “divine therapist” whose chief goal is to boost people’s self-esteem. Dean says that many parents and pastors are unwittingly passing on this self-serving strain […]