12 Jul 2010
Mind blowing? You may say that something was blowing in their minds when they supported him in the first place.
You’d think the well-heeled and enlightened eggheads at the Aspen Ideas Festival—which is running all week in this fashionable resort town with heady panel discussions and earnest disquisitions involving all manner of deep thinkers and do-gooders—would be receptive to an intellectually ambitious president with big ideas of his own.
In a way, the folks attending this cerebral conclave pairing the Aspen Institute think tank with the Atlantic Monthly magazine might even … Read the rest...read more
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21 Apr 2010
It seems every time you turn around, there’s a new rumor about the casting or the production of ‘The Hobbit,’ the long-awaited ‘Lord of the Rings’ prequel. If news blogs and fan sites are any indication, filming was set to start this summer … no wait, the end of the year … and Bilbo Baggins has already been cast! Or he hasn’t! And three actors from the ‘LOTR’ films are definitely set to return … or are they?...read more
17 Jul 2009
Peter Kreeft. “Heaven.” excerpted from Fundamentals of the Faith.
Entire excerpt here, bits below.
If heaven is not the answer to the question, our whole faith is false, and Jesus was a fool.
Why do we hear so little about this today, even from the pulpit? Why are we told by our “leading theologians” that we must take our eyes off the clouds and keep them on the ground? Why is it so outrageously irresponsible to think more about heaven than politics? Because these leading theologians are really following theologians, with their noses to the tail of the