Ever wonder how misunderstandings get started or continue to be perpetuated? In his recent espionage novel, “The Tourist,” author Olen Steinhauer has presented a view of Christian Science that regrettably feeds existing misperceptions and even creates new ones. Since it is a New York Times best-seller and the film rights have been purchased by actor […]
Dear R2: Thank you for commenting on my Oct. 5 blog post titled, “The importance of viewing ‘Christian’ and ‘Science’ together.” (Readers may wish to read R2-D2’s Nov. 21 comment to see all of the questions in full.) R2, I hope the following responses are helpful. Thanks so much for following my blog and writing […]
Like his previous thriller, “The Da Vinci Code,” Dan Brown’s current best seller takes the reader on a fascinating tour of architectural symbols, statuary and cryptic meaning. No longer centered in Rome or Paris, “The Lost Symbol” is all about the U.S. capitol in Washington D.C.
Today’s guest blog post is from my manager Phil Davis, the worldwide Manager of Committees on Publication and a regular contributor to the WashingtonPost.com “On Faith” column. Phil recently responded to Jon Stewart’s Washington DC “rally to restore sanity,” billed as promoting “reason.” Below, he gives his take on the questions, “Are ‘reason’ and ‘sanity’ […]
Tony Lobl, my colleague in London, makes an interesting observation about a backlash this week regarding the actions of New Atheism leader, Richard Dawkins. Mr. Dawkins’s aggressive comments at a recent protest of the Pope’s visit to the UK made many local atheists urge him to be more constructive and tolerant in his remarks about […]