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On Chastity and Revictimization
Originally Posted: 01/30/2015 - 4:35pm | Type: Blog

If we allow people to be shamed or forced into crime through a lack of viable alternatives, we are morally culpable like the Greco-Roman society which taught women that their life was only worth as much as the ...

REPORT: Bob Jones University Failed to Support Sexual Abuse Victims for 40 Years
Originally Posted: 12/11/2014 - 12:01pm | Type: Blog

An alarming report released today reveals that Bob Jones University, a historically fundamentalist Christian college, failed to support nearly 40 victims of sexual abuse over four decades. ...

'Daddy, why are those people sleeping in the park?'
Originally Posted: 05/14/2014 - 9:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Christian Piatt How to talk with our children about homelessness. MY 5-YEAR-OLD daughter, Zoe, is in preschoo ...

On Accountability: The Buck Never Stops
Originally Posted: 10/29/2013 - 1:37pm | Type: Blog

In the end, of course, no one will accept accountability, for we live in an age when the “buck” never stops on one’s own desk, if it stops at all. It was a strange, but telling, s ...

In Guns We Trust
Originally Posted: 04/19/2013 - 8:06am | Type: Blog

Virginia Tech, Aurora, and Newtown each stopped the nation in its tracks but we eventually moved on, and before anyone might guess, well over 3,000 more have died by gun violence in America since December. ...

Steubenville Rape Case: From Blame to Responsibility
Originally Posted: 03/20/2013 - 1:49pm | Type: Blog

The tragedy of the Steubenville rape case has provided a moral challenge to our nation. We are caught up in a highly emotional cycle of blame as we debate who the real victim is in this case. I find myself ask ...