2024-06-25 3:50 PM

Nicholas F. Benton: In the Name Of Religion

Admittedly, mortality is scary. Life as we like to experience it seems closed in by everything it isn’t and sometimes that’s felt more acutely than others. Accidents, disasters, illness, aging, dying, death, the haunting mystery of not-life, is there any wonder why people tend to look beyond the day-to-day to seek some enduring, transcendent meaning […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Don Imus

My question of the week is: What do the recent days’ stories of Joshua Bell fiddling at a Washington, D.C. subway stop and radio talk show host Don Imus’ racist remarks have in common?

Anything But Straight: Holy Dispatch from Canada

Dear Pastor: Thank you so much for sending me on this crucial missionary trip to the den of iniquity known as Canada. My dearest reverend, I can barely express my deep gratitude for this fact-finding opportunity. As you know, this will do wonders for my career in ministry. If there is one thing that matters […]