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Jason Lief

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“…I Won’t do What you Tell me.”

  There were some excellent posts this week - some real heavy hitters.  Theresa's post on vocation was excellent, so was the Michelle Bachman piece.  I do, after all, live in Iowa and we've had our fill of Michelle Bachman.…
January 7, 2012
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Don Draper and the Ruins of Culture

For the past few years my wife and I have indulged in the pleasure of good television.  It all started with The Soprano's, which began a string of television series that became our evening respite.  Around 9:30, after the kids are…
December 24, 2011
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The Tree of Life

To startle man, God becomes for an instant a blasphemer; one might almost say that God becomes for an instant an atheist.  He unrolls before Job a long panorama of created things, the horse, the eagle, the raven, the wild…
December 10, 2011
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Christian Higher Education: Some Questions

 Last year I spent three days a week working with the guidance counselor and chaplain of a new high school in south Minneapolis.  Cristo Rey Jesuit High School is a part of the nation wide Cristo Rey network of Catholic…
November 12, 2011