Archive | 19 January 2011

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Obama and Lincoln Dealing with Tragedy

Just read my colleague Dr. John Fea’s Patheos column for this week (John is chair of the Department of History here at Messiah). Definitely an interesting read. He compares Obama’s recent speech at the Arizona memorial service with Lincoln’s second inaugural address. There are vast differences in the settings, to be sure, but John points […]

Extreme Home Makeover and Charity

Watching ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition this past Sunday night with Joy reminded me of this article I read a week or so ago. The article talks about the sad tale of families who have received make-overs who have been unable to keep up with the monthly bills and ended up in foreclosure. (6 according […]