By Casey Chalk, The Catholic Thing - “If we have to give up either religion or education,” declared populist and fundamentalist Christian William Jennings Bryan, “we should give up education.” It’s easy to scoff at such an absurdity, though Bryan, whatever his flaws, was defending Christianity from what he thought modernist, anti-faith attacks in American public education.
By K.V. Turley Features, National Catholic Register - Cantista is under no illusions about the importance of today’s fashion industry, “not only because of the huge amounts of money it makes,” she says, “but because fashion is a powerful tool in terms of communication, both in individual and in social terms. It makes us happier when we see ourselves in the mirror, but it also affects other people’s opinion of us. That is why fashion makes money.”
Author Don Schwager,Servants of the Word - John 1:19-28 - And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?" He confessed, he did not deny, but confessed, "I am not the Christ." And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the prophet?" And he answered, "No." They said to him then, "Who are you? Let us have an answer for those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?"