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When Ideas Collapse, People Get Hurt

Drive into a city, Chicago, for example, and the first thing you will see is the skyline. From miles away you can see the Willis Tower, the Trump Hotel and Tower, and the Aon Center. But you cannot see the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Staying Limber

In Christian circles there is a high degree of suspicion towards people whose beliefs are constantly changing. We applaud Luther for his “Here I stand; I can do no other” attitude but we deplore Bunyan’s Mr. Pliable. Luther stands strong … Continue reading

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Making alterations: Resizing virtue to fit

Everyone wants to be virtuous. It’s part of our DNA. We are born pursuing a standard. We long to fit, or at least fit in. This is just as true of the felon as it is of the lawyer, of … Continue reading

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When did doubt become a virtue?

I don’t know when doubt became a virtue, but it has. “Doubt,” as the author John Eldridge puts, “is in.” Superman would have a hard time getting a job in today’s marketplace. Contemporary heroes are doubters: they doubt themselves and … Continue reading

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