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Monthly Archives: May 2009

God Is Back

Written on May 27, 2009 at 5:26 pm, by

For the past two hundred years, European thinkers such as Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, and Max Weber believed that religion was doomed and that God was dead. However, history always seems to surprise us. Few political leaders and academics in the past would have guessed that people of faith and their institutions would play such

Peace and Quiet

Written on May 18, 2009 at 4:44 pm, by

Recently, I visited Powell’s City of Books in downtown Portland, Oregon. Powell’s is one of the remarkable independent booksellers in the United States, reportedly the largest seller of new and used books in the world, covering an entire city block and featuring more than one million titles. As I wandered this famous landmark, I noticed

“The Stones Would Immediately Cry Out”

Written on May 7, 2009 at 12:31 pm, by

When Jesus came to Jerusalem on what would be his last visit, he walked from the Mount of Olives to the Holy City. As he did so, “the whole multitude of the disciples began to rejoice and praise God with a loud voice for all the mighty works that they had seen” (Luke 19:37). Luke