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Dear Mr. Trump

March 24th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Faith and the City

Dear Mr. Trump, In light of the attacks this week in Brussels, I join you, other political candidates and all Americans in expressing heartache and solidarity with the people of Belgium. At the same time, I cringe when I hear you call for “more waterboarding.” Mr. Trump, you claim to be a Christian. You claim […]

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In the Presence of My Frenemies

April 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off on In the Presence of My Frenemies · Faith and the City

As the parent of a teenager, I enjoy eavesdropping on the ever-fresh vocabulary of high school students. One of the most evocative and fascinating terms that my daughter uses is frenemy. Frenemy, of course, is a mash-up of friend and enemy. It describes a person who is a helpful companion some of the time and […]

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