The story of three women

By Subby Szterszky | February 9, 2016 | Post your comment | Arts + Entertainment

They’re powerful, fictional and holding a mirror to our culture.  “So, why do you write these strong female characters?” “Because you’re still asking me that question.” That exchange took place a few years ago between a reporter and Joss...

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Marriage: A feminist institution

By Glenn T. Stanton | February 9, 2016 | Post your comment | Marriage + Family

What empowers women more than anything else? You might be surprised.  G.K. Chesterton defined feminism as an effort to avoid being feminine in any way. He was accurate to the extent that everything radical feminists have advocated regarding...

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Behold, it was very good: Divine and human creativity

By Subby Szterszky | January 27, 2016 | Post your comment | Faith + Religion

Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God finished His work that He had done, and He rested on the seventh day from all His work that He had done. So God blessed the seventh day and made it...

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Suppressing the truth: Mainline church bans Intelligent Design

By Subby Szterszky | January 27, 2016 | Post your comment | Science + Technology

In the supposed conflict between faith and science, it’s generally assumed that the battle lines are sharply drawn between the church on the one side and secular elites on the other. That assumption, however, can be mistaken. Whether due to...

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A look ahead: Stories and trends to watch in 2016

By Subby Szterszky | January 12, 2016 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

The first month of the year isn’t called January for nothing. The Romans, who gave us the names of our months, named it after Janus, their god of portals and transitions. Janus was depicted as having two faces, one looking back into the past, the...

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A look back: Stories that caught our eye in 2015

By Subby Szterszky | January 12, 2016 | Post your comment | Society + Culture

It’s the dawn of another year, a season for resolutions, paying off holiday debt and earnestly yearning for summer. It’s also a time for taking stock, when journalists and other media types compile their lists of top stories from the year that was...

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The soundtrack of Advent

By Subby Szterszky | December 15, 2015 | Post your comment | Faith + Religion

More than just candles and calendars For many Christians in the 21st century, the Advent season is simply a prelude to the holidays, a countdown to Christmas. It’s marked by colourful calendars dispensing chocolates on a daily basis, a foretaste...

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