Does the fad of removing historical monuments seem to you a strange new thing?  Think again:  It may be strange, but it certainly isn’t new, and not all historical reminders are made of bronze and stone.

 

In the Year of Our Lord nineteen-seventy, I graduated from high school and matriculated in paradise.

Or so it seemed for a while, because every second person at my university fancied himself a socialist, just like me.

 

Query:

I'm a Christian at a community college in Michigan.  When I registered for classes I thought I'd like the "Bible as Literature" course, but it didn't work out the way I expected.  From the rude things the teacher has said, I think he must be an atheist.

 

 “We are very apt to wish we had been born in the days of Christ, and in this way we excuse our misconduct, when conscience reproaches us.  We say, that had we had the advantage of being with Christ, we should have had stronger motives, stronger restraints against sin.

 

It sounds like an idea for a motion picture, doesn’t it?  A historical melodrama.  You could call it The Last Days of the Republic.

 

Sexual harassment is a filthy offense.  However, it is impossible to restrain unless we acknowledge a standard of sexual morality.