Today’s era of despair, ennui, and selfishness can find remedies within ageless wisdom that the church reformer Martin Luther offered to his depressed friend 500 years ago.
For too long, suicide has been in the dark, whispered about, handled with shame. But death, for the Christian, is not the end of all things. In Christ, there is hope.
If Americans resist the urge to huddle in niches and use entertainment for validation and pleasure, they will continue progressing towards a brighter future with stronger communities.
Conservatives (and libertarians) must confront the Enlightenment’s failures, and address the philosophical triumph of its critics.
This song is written as ‘a Christmas carol for children,’ from the venerable Martin Luther, dated 1535. It is based on the Bible’s account of Christ’s birth in Luke 2:1-18.
While this week is the anniversary of the first big publication associated with Protestant reformer Martin Luther, it wasn’t his most famous or world-changing work.
The only posting Martin Luther did that day was of two private letters. He went to bed that night never having approached any church door with a document and nail.
In case you missed the memo, this October 31 is the 500th anniversary of Martin Luther’s nailing of the 95 Theses on the Wittenberg doors, beginning the Protestant Reformation.
In Catholics’ eyes, our admiration for Martin Luther is as misguided as holding a big party in honor of one’s divorce.
Lamentations over the Reformation tend to focus on, not theology, but what are viewed as its inevitable and detrimental social and political consequences.
How fortunate we are that at the time the calendar was fixed, there existed an institution with sufficient authority to disseminate it throughout the known world.
Here are the top five moments in history that could be revised with a progressive philosophy. Trigger warning: History.
With so many evils, persecutions, and abuses in the world, it’s hard to know which provide a moral pretext for declaring war.
We decided to settle the debate over who gets surgery with a best of three game of rock, paper, scissors. I got obliterated in Mondale-esque fashion.
This tradition — the spiritual discipline of fasting and abstinence is Lent — is more often than not detrimental to our faith.
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