Issues of the Day Archives


Changing times in old St. Louis

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

If you are interested in Principia, you will be interested in this remarkable document.   (more…)

Designer spirituality worsens by the day

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

The widespread assumption that true goodness is achievable in human beings by one’s own effort was vividly illustrated by an exchange on Facebook this weekend. (more…)

Spirituality is not Christianity

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Colorado this weekend hosts a “Spirituality Conference” celebrating the oneness of all things and, it would seem, damning Christianity with faint praise. (more…)

“How spiritual are we?”

Monday, October 12th, 2009

So asks the cover of Parade magazine, Oct. 4 issue, with a big article about their poll of over 1000 Americans. The survey’s key finding that “spirituality” is gaining as religion recedes might be okay with Christian Scientists, (more…)

Want to fireproof your marriage?

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

In the new movie “Fireproof,” Caleb is a fire captain and Katherine is PR director for a hospital. Their marriage is crashing after seven years. Whose fault is it? (more…)

When we misunderstand the sexes

Thursday, April 12th, 2007

A friend of ours recently said, “When you stop reading the Bible, all kinds of things start happening.” This is certainly true for the Christian Science church. Six years ago when my daughter was attending Principia College, (more…)