Monthly Archives: February 2012

Lent 1

Growing up, I was a big fan of the show M*A*S*H, just like almost everyone else in the country. The final episode of M*A*S*H is still the only drama in the top ten in viewership, along with nine of the … Continue reading

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Last Epiphany

There’s an unusual fever striking New York Knicks fans, a kind of Asian flu called Linsanity. It goes beyond New York, really, the whole sports world is going nuts for Jeremy Lin, the out-of-nowhere star point guard. Stories like Jeremy … Continue reading

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Sexagesima

I’m going to “throw some names out to you. Alfred Landon, James Cox, John Davis, Charles Hughes, Alton Parker.”1 There are probably some history buffs out there who know these names. Let me give you a clue: this is a … Continue reading

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Epiphany 5

“A few years ago the New York Times ran a series of articles on the Ten Commandments, looking for contemporary examples of this ancient law code. In the piece that dealt with the injunction against images/idolatry there was a profile … Continue reading

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