August 15, 2022
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Restoring Social Harmony

I ended my recent essay, Revisiting Ancient Wisdom, by recalling Confucius’ view that getting beyond self-adulation improves ourselves, our communities, “and ultimately the world.” This essay expands on that idea. The Anglican lay theologian C. S...

How Are We Real?

A characteristic of Christianity is genuine authenticity. As we grow toward wholeness in Christ, we strengthen unity within ourselves and, thereby, within the people of God. There is no discrepancy between our public life and our private life...

Restoring Respect for Others

Over the past sixty or so years, respect for others has diminished in our culture; today even the related obligation of self-respect is often ignored. The reason is that the emphasis has shifted from responsibilities to rights, especially one’s own...