“A few things spring to mind.
Trump lacks certain qualities which the British traditionally esteem.
For instance, he has no class, no charm, no coolness, no credibility, no compassion, no wit, no warmth, no wisdom, no subtlety, no sensitivity,… [more]
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A Letter from Bishop Benfield
Read the Bible, especially Micah 6:8
: “What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”
To see the president of… [more]
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The Prophecies of Q
By Adrienne LaFrance
If you were an adherent, no one would be able to tell. You would look like any other American. You could be a mother, picking leftovers off your toddler’s plate.
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The Way, the Truth, and the Life
‘Do not let your hearts be troubled.’ I think we should be honest and face up to the fact that Jesus clearly hadn’t done Introduction to Pastoral Care. If he had,… [more]
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We Are Living in a Failed State
By George Packer
, The Atlantic
special preview: June 2020 Issue
When the virus came here, it found a country with serious underlying conditions, and it exploited them ruthlessly. Chronic ills—a corrupt… [more]
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The Moral and Strategic Calculus of Voting for Joe Biden to Defeat Trump — or Not
By Jeremy Scahill
, April 20 2020, 12:28 p.m.
ran for president in 2016 on an often ad-libbed and reactionary campaign… [more]
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In War-Torn West Beirut American James Ragland Stands By His Troubled School
By Mary Davis Suro, People Magazine, July 1982
In the Palestinian stronghold of West Beirut, the streets of the Mouseitbe neighborhood were cratered by shells and… [more]
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