CHRIST & NEIGHBOR
John C. Cort
A people, such as the Russians, who have produced and who still honor writers like Gorki, Dostoyevsky, and Tolstoy deserve to be regarded with respect.
The events of the Philippine Revolution of 1986 show that nonviolence, powered by prayer, can work and should be given every opportunity to work.
The people of the USA are unwilling to make the right to a job a top priority and to get up the money to pay for it, even though they can easily afford to do so.
There’s something about writing a column that leads to arrogance. The temptation is strong and few resist it.
CHRISTIAN FAITH, HUMAN NATURE & DEMOCRACY
Niebuhr believed that many of the values of democratic society, while highly prized in the West, are neither understood nor desired outside the West.
Vertical religion and horizontal religion are parts of an integral whole. You go up by going sideways, and you go best sideways by focusing upward.
I fantasize that some contemporary Nathan the Prophet might chat with the President, not about sins like adultery and murder but about social sins. I’m afraid a Catholic bishop would not be right for the part.
CHRIST AND NEIGHBOR
Christ and Neighbor
CHRIST and NEIGHBOR
Good congregational singing and good homilies are important to the quality of the church service. Protestants are way ahead of Catholics on these.
- Karl Keating