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The Reason for Christ’s Anguish in the Garden
How are we to understand Jesus’ cry of dereliction, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” along with his desperate prayer in the ...
The Wealthy in China Use Body Doubles
In China, the extremely wealthy can avoid prison terms by hiring body doubles. Incredibly, this is true! Slate.com originally broke the story of how the ...
Christ Suffered for Us - The Lesson of The Lepers
In her book Ten Fingers for God, Dorothy Clarke Wilson writes about Dr. Paul Brand who worked with leprosy patients in India.
Sometimes they would all ...
Facebook Rejects Theology Ad: ‘Cross is Shocking and Excessively Violent’
A Franciscan University in Ohio recently posted a series of ads on Facebook to promote some of its online theology programs. But Facebook rejected one ...
When Suffering, Find Empathy in the Cross
This does not mean that we always get a simple, satisfying answer to all of our questions about suffering. In a 2014 testimony about his experience with ...
Mount Calvary Is a Monument to Tragedy and Final Victory
On the scenic foothills of the Alatoo Range in northern Kyrgyzstan there is a spot that looks up to the peaks of the towering Celestial Mountains, and ...
Jesus Shares the Depths of Our Darkest Times
In Jeffrey Eugenides's novel The Marriage Plot, the character Mitchell moves to India as a young man to volunteer. After a couple of weeks, he is faced ...
50 Least Powerful People in the World
The website Wall Street 24/7 recently posted their latest list of the "Least Powerful People in the World." The list tracks what they call the top 50 ...
N.T. Wright's Projected Last Words
When the Bible scholar N.T. (Tom) Wright was asked what he would tell his children on his deathbed he said, "Look at Jesus." Tom Wright explained ...
NYPD's Hostage Negotiator on Empathy
Lt. Jack Cambria has spent more than a decade talking people down from the ledge. Until his retirement in 2015, he was the commanding officer of the NYPD's ...