st. augustine

Religion
We still have Catholic novelists and Catholic novels, but curiously, mainstream publishers are hesitant to use the label.
Crime
Was it suicide or was it murder? The relentless family of young mother Michelle O'Connell believes they may finally have unearthed the answer. Matt Doran flew to Florida to investigate a discovery that some say could have devastating consequences for those in power.
Politics
This wave of thought police infiltrating academia has begat new vocabulary. Neo-colonialist professor's incessant "micro
Travel
This amazing little town is full of surprises! Do you love golfing vacations and country clubs? St Augustine is the perfect
Travel
7. IMAGINATIVE MUSEUMS At the Spanish Military Hospital Museum, a re-enactor nurse explains early surgical and apothecary
GPS for the Soul
Travel
Stay: The Inn on Pamlico Sound Stay: Marriott Stanton South Beach 1. Virginia Beach, Virginia Just an hour's drive from Orlando
Travel
Proudly laying claim as America's oldest city, the historical and charming St. Augustine was founded in in 1565 and is also considered by many to be America's most romantic destination.
Books
The road to character, David Brooks is telling us, is away from self to other, then back to self --a new self, whole, reformed, dedicated. "No person," he writes in his concluding chapter, "can achieve self-mastery on his or her own. . . . Everybody needs redemptive assistance from outside."
Books
There are lots of righteous people who follow the tenets of religion, but the truly spiritual person is one whose holes, frailties or failings have caused him to undertake a journey or reckoning or to make a confession in which he or she's forced to reach out for help from God.
Religion
For the last 47 years, while virtually every other Christian denomination has approved of birth control and the majority of Catholics use birth control regularly the Catholic Church has fiercely maintained its position that the sperm has a God-given right to try to get to the egg.
Religion
This vote is a sea change in Irish consciousness which up to 1993 had criminalized homosexuality and up to ten years ago was very much a theocracy under the thumb of the Catholic Church hierarchy.
Religion
The church reformer Martin Luther (1483-1546) loves the Latin phrase "Incurvatus in se." It comes from St. Augustine and means to be curved in on oneself. Luther believes that we have a tendency not just to worship our self, but to see the world only according to our own self interest.
Religion
As Yale law professor Stephen Carter pointed out in an interview on an NPR broadcast Dec. 13, "It strikes me that you can have a program that is immoral and also occasionally produces good information."
Travel
When the weather outside is frightful, Northerners flock to Florida to escape the cold. But with no white Christmas to mark the holiday season, you'll have to learn to celebrate like the locals.
Religion
African American historians, womanists in particular, have long warned that "respectability" is an elite ideology that encourages the marginalized to conform to sociocultural standards and mannerisms defined only by those in power.
Travel
It behooves us all to take another look at the bravery, the agony, and the hope of that very different time, and do what we can to reabsorb its lessons.
Travel
There's more to Florida than theme parks, beaches, and cities where you can party 'til dawn (although those are pretty great, too!).
Religion
Producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey fail in their newly-released film The Son of God, because their interpretation of Scripture is simplistic and triumphalist. Where there are choices to be made -- and with the Gospels, the choices abound -- Burnett and Downey have an unerring urge to favor the safe ones.
Religion
Must all religious catechesis be dull? Manning does not suggest that catechists or anyone but Colbert can replicate his "delighted/delighting" approach, but they can learn from him as a model.