Joshua Bowman

January 22, 2016

“The Smell of Death”

In last week’s Republican debate, Donald Trump spoke movingly and sincerely about the grim aftermath of the attack on the World Trade Center. In a bristling
December 28, 2015

In Defense of the “Establishment”

As we stand on the threshold of an election year, the campaign for the presidency is now moving forward in earnest–at least on the Republican side.
November 18, 2015

Refugees and Religious Freedom

Centuries ago, my ancestors left the Palatinate in what is now Germany following the upheavals of the Thirty Years’ War to settle in America and to
November 2, 2015

The Fullness of Time

“All things have their season, and in their times all things pass under heaven.” Thus begins one of the most famous passages in all of sacred
September 28, 2015

Connecting the Dots with Pope Francis

During his all too brief tour of the United States over the last several days, Pope Francis gave multiple speeches each day covering a wide range
September 21, 2015

Coming to America

Pope Francis has never visited the United States until now, and unfortunately, his journey will be far too short to even begin to comprehend the vastness
September 8, 2015

Kim Davis & Lawlessness in the Age of Obama

The news is filled with stories of civil disobedience and selective enforcement of our laws. However you feel about Kim Davis, or sanctuary cities, or recreational
August 19, 2015

The Procedure

  That’s what they call it: “The Procedure.” In each new video released by the Center for Medical Progress and in the articles by the few