Articles tagged Faith

Is Obama’s Religious Talk a Political Ploy?

In the last few months, Barack Obama has begun using more religious-sounding rhetoric. Some say that, whatever the sincerity of Obama's faith, the new emphasis is designed for one purpose alone: to win votes.
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Forgiving the Boomers for destroying the world

The rigid eradication of tradition, the gross materialism, the unbridled license, the embarrassing promiscuity -- all always accompanied by shrill distortion and denial -- have left our society disconnected, bloated, poorly educated, unable to trust, and simmering in resentment.
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NewsBytes – Religion

Christianity the reason for West's success, say Chinese , What’s wrong with the West?, A Public Strategy for Bishops, Fr Hans Kung, Tony Blair’s priest parties, Leftist church supported Kairos loses funding, more...
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On Thanksgiving, Obama thanks ‘choices,’ not God

Last year, I took issue with the fact that Barack Obama’s Thanksgiving proclamation was the first in US history to mention God only obliquely, and otherwise could have been delivered by an atheist. Considering that the Thanksgiving proclamation is perhaps the clearest governmental tradition by which America’s religious roots are acknowledged, it was a subtle shift worth noting, particularly for a figure who seems to have trouble convincing people that he belongs to the faith he says he does. Obama’s Thanksgiving proclamation this year, fortunately, is much more God-laden than the last. However, in his “Thanksgiving greeting,” our president largely […]
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