A “Power of Attorney” is Not a Marriage

The “Great Contrarian” Christopher Hitchens was fond of saying that “It takes religion to make a good person do an evil thing.”  While I do not necessarily share Christopher’s relentless loathing of all things spiritual, he has a point. I have several friends and family members who believe that homosexuality is a “sin” because ofContinue reading “A “Power of Attorney” is Not a Marriage”

Religious Faith in America — Not a Straight Line

“Back in my day, we didn’t  try to take God out of the everything.” “Americans used to have a basic set of morals.  No longer. “ You’ve heard these comments from friends, family members, TV talking heads, politicians, and random Facebook posts.  This is an election year, so we can expect a lot more ofContinue reading “Religious Faith in America — Not a Straight Line”