Arrival – time, language and the image of God

By Subby Szterszky | February 14, 2017 | Post your comment | Arts + Entertainment

As a rule, science fiction films don’t get much love from the Oscars or other major movie awards. At best, they’re given a few nods for technical achievement: special effects, makeup, sound editing and the like. But nominations for best picture,...

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Love is love: examining a popular belief

By Subby Szterszky | February 14, 2017 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

The expression “love is love” has gained a fair amount of currency on social media of late, and it’s not hard to see why. On the surface, it sounds like a positive, all-embracing truism. In reality, of course, it’s being used in a far more focused...

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Of blind spots on the left and right

By Subby Szterszky | January 31, 2017 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light, but if your eye is bad, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light in you is darkness, how great is the darkness!” [Matthew 6:22-...

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Risk of divorce: probably lower than you think

By Glenn T. Stanton | January 31, 2017 | Post your comment | Marriage + Family

This article examines research on the divorce rate in the United States. While Canadian data may differ, the study reveals trends and principles that are relevant to the status of marriage in our country. There’s a great deal of confusion today...

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A look ahead at 2017: A year of thresholds

By Subby Szterszky | January 17, 2017 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

For many of us, January is a month of transition, a time to take stock of the year that was and to anticipate the year that lies ahead. In fact, the month is named for Janus, the Roman god of thresholds, whom the ancients depicted as having two...

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A look back at 2016: The worst year ever?

By Subby Szterszky | January 17, 2017 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

If Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are to be believed, 2016 was the worst year ever. At year’s end, the social media platforms were abuzz with memes featuring expletives and rude gestures aimed at the number 2016. Others showed haggard, forlorn...

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Peace on earth – how and when?

By Subby Szterszky | December 12, 2016 | Post your comment | Faith + Religion

Peace on earth. It’s one of the most popular sentiments of the Christmas season, popping up on cards, wrapping paper, and as the theme of numerous holiday ad campaigns. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, of course – after all, who doesn’t...

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