Last week was a significant week in the history of marriage. North Carolina became the thirtieth state to pass a constitutional amendment defining…Continue
Sex, Mom, and God: How the Bible’s Strange Take on Sex Led to Crazy Politics—and How I learned to Love Women (and Jesus) Anyway
Hardcover. 281 pp. Da Capo Press.
Before I knew Frank Schaeffer as an author, I knew him as a fellow parishioner and…Continue
Added by Oliver Goodrich on June 18, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
My body aches this morning. Its mostly the usual post-marathon aches, with the possible exception of my quads, which are sending pain signals that I can’t quite discern. Its kinda like that feeling you get when you laugh too hard for too long and it literally hurts—and yet you can’t stop laughing. Except more painful.
For most of the day, I will stand slowly. I will ease into chairs. I will take the elevator up, and I will walk backwards down the stairs.
But I wouldn’t trade…Continue
Added by Oliver Goodrich on May 20, 2011 at 3:11pm — No Comments
In May of 2010, Metropolitan Jonah, chief hierarch of the Orthodox Church in America, wrote an open letter to the Armed…Continue
Added by Oliver Goodrich on February 8, 2011 at 7:23am — No Comments
Last night, President Obama invited our grieving nation to begin a healing conversation that might lead us beyond politicized rhetoric toward a more perfect union. Many of us were touched and comforted by his words as he memorialized those killed and looked forward to a better—though still imperfect—future for our country.
Added by Oliver Goodrich on January 13, 2011 at 3:44pm — No Comments
This past Christmas was a special day for me. Not only did I celebrate the feast of the Incarnation of Christ, but it was my thirtieth birthday. That’s right—I share a birthday with Jesus. There are both positive and negative aspects to being born on Christmas. I imagine there are ups and downs to celebrating your birth any other day. One particular challenge of celebrating Christmas, the New Year, and another year of my life all within a week of each other is that I tend to be overly…Continue
Added by Oliver Goodrich on December 27, 2010 at 3:28pm — No Comments