Results tagged with 'religion'
Published June 25, 2013
I believe in religion and religious freedom. But here's what I want to know. How come it is only these Christians who have this seemingly unquenchable drive to shout at me about how great their faith is and how I ought to get on board or I'm doomed.
Published March 14, 2013
We don't really understand the spectacle of the white smoke at the Sistine Chapel or the conclave called to pick a new pope. We don't really appreciate the history or the grandeur or the intense spiritual implications that surround picking this one particular man to become one of the most powerful religious leaders in modern society.
Published Jan. 16, 2013
Whereas "Inherit the Wind" delivered its debate with heft and unbridled passion, "How the World Began" takes a much quieter approach to the discussion, focusing on just three normal people who become embroiled in both sides of the issue. It's "science versus religion" portrayed in a quieter way than you might expect, but no less fierce.
Published Nov. 25, 2012
On Tuesday, Nov. 27 religious leaders from Milwaukee will gather at Marquette University to discuss the challenges facing faith groups in Milwaukee and identify ways to increase mutual cooperation. It's a bit easier than my idea and free to attend.
Published Sept. 14, 2012
Mark Ehlers wears his faith prominently on his cycling jersey, yet he didn't strike a Tebow-esque pose at the end of his record-setting ride across Wisconsin.He was too exhausted, physically and emotionally. The 54-year-old from Milwaukee collapsed to the ground in Marinette, after completing a 298-mile journey guided by his desire to make a mark as an ultra-marathon cyclist and his commitment to Christianity.
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"The right of conscience, which includes the right to engage in activity or refrain from activity based on a sincerely held religious belief, shall not be burdened unless the state proves it has a compelling interest in infringing upon the specific action or refusal to act, and the burden is...
"(Churches are blatantly and deliberately flaunting (sic, 1) the electioneering restrictions..." Freedom From Religion Foundation. (2)The Foundation, representing atheists and agnostics, has filed a federal court suit claiming that the IRS has not enforced the la...
"..the problem today is the suppression of the Christian voice in the public square...." Jonathan Rupprecht in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 13, page 9A Rupprecht, a church administrator and community columnist for the Journal Sentinel, goes on to lament "...
Greendale, WI, February 14, 2011
The Volunteer Missionary Movement (VMM) is excited to announce the hiring of a new Executive Director. Vic Doucette has been the Director of Programs & Publications for the National Federation of Priests' Councils (NFPC) in Chicago since 2002. He...
Dark is the symbolic color of mystery; its realm is in the shadowed ramparts and recesses where the light of discovery has yet to shine. This is no less true in cosmology, where unknown forces and factors often attract the adjective "dark."
"Dark matter," for...
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