Culture

September 29, 2016

Reading the Bible: An Act of Protest

It was two and a half years ago while I was living in England when a Protestant friend of mine walked up to me and asked
September 30, 2016

Why Trump Scares Them

In this crazy election cycle Trump’s prospects seem to rise and fall, but they never seem to go away. And that scares the daylights out of the
October 12, 2016

The Victory of Cynicism

President Obama has said many times that his real enemy is cynicism. February 2, 2007: “…Our rivals won’t be one another, and I would assert it
October 12, 2016

Are They All Pigs?

They’re not all pigs. I’m writing that to answer a question that was posited by a woman friend of mine. She was talking about male elected
October 17, 2016

Catholics: Upside Down and Backward Since 64 A.D.

It really shouldn’t come as a surprise that Catholics were labeled “backward” by Hillary Clinton’s henchmen and henchwomen (the latter no doubt making only 77% of
October 24, 2016

The Vatican is Getting a McDonalds

Back in the day, like centuries ago, cardinals and bishops used to argue over such trifling matters as the divinity of Christ and the nature of
October 27, 2016

[DISCUSS] CV Offline Bookclub: ‘All the Light We Cannot See’

Thanks for joining this month’s book club. We hope you enjoyed Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See” as much as we did. Some questions
October 28, 2016

Here’s Your Weekend Reading

Because you don’t get The Loop again until Monday morning, here are a few items from the last few days and weeks that you may have