ELSEWHERE: Reconfigurable Robots of the Future
Steve McQueen and Discovery of the Self
Guest Contributor Esther O’Reilly explains how Steve McQueen found his true self later in life.
God and Country Music: Shovels & Rope’s Punk-Rock, Incidental Spirituality
“Regardless of the intention behind Shovels & Rope’s spiritual aesthetics, they are present throughout.”
Want to Love Your Neighbor? Read Fiction.
” In literature, through a subtle mystery, we become other people while remaining ourselves.”
ELSEWHERE: Not So Transparent after All—Press Freedoms Threatened
Learning to Trust God through a Friend’s Story
We learn to trust and love through one another.
Can You Tweet Your Way to Immortality?
“Any form of immortality which cannot account for the totality of existence, and which can’t transcend our limitations and blind spots, is no immortality at all.”
The Burden of Saying Goodbye to a Dog
The Problem with Social Media According to ‘Fahrenheit 451’
“The best books — like the best music or television or movies or comics or video games — can challenge us and force us to think or perceive aspects of life that we may prefer to avoid.”
ELSEWHERE: iPads Are Proving Beneficial for Special Education Students
College Football is Not The Breakfast Club: The False Innocence of Unpaid Players
Guest contributor, Ryan Masters, considers why college football is so well known for corruption, and why we continue to get so up in arms about it.
It’s World Food Day! Do You Know What It Means to Be Hungry?
“What can we do, in our little corners of the world, to aid in the fight to end world hunger?”
ELSEWHERE: Neil Gaiman On the Power of Books and Libraries
Doctor Who’s Doctrine, Part 5: Music for a Mad Man
The Time Lord needs timeless tunes, and series composer Murray Gold obliges with creative and cinematic bombast.
Taken for Granted: Why the Church Must Acknowledge Illness
“It’s tempting to think of our physical state as secondary to our spiritual state, but the reality is that these things are tied together and inseparable.”