Author: Deal Hudson

St. Thomas Aquinas Came to My Ambulance

I was starting to lose consciousness when the door opened and a off-duty firefighter started to take care of me, applying pressure to the deep wound in my scalp. He apologized telling me he had to leave but assured me an EMS vehicle was on its way. I was left feeling afraid and vulnerable, but within a minute I heard the sound of an ambulance approaching.

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Obama’s Decision Was Repugnant

Obama’s decision not to accept the invitation of French President François Hollande, to march side-by-side in France’s historic protest against terrorism is repugnant. I use that term on purpose: When I was in sixth grade, I asked my teacher, Mr. Hoppe, “what’s the worst thing I can call a person,” to which he replied, “repugnant.”

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Why A Christian Review?

When well-written, informed, and insightful, reviews instruct all of us in how to better understand what we have read, seen, or heard, or point us in the direction of what it would profit us to read, see, or hear. Sensible people welcome that instruction.

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A Letter from China

Knowing of the launch of The Christian Review, Alan Zou has written the following note to me, which I greatly appreciate. I look forward to publishing the thoughts of our Christian friends from China, both Evangelical and Catholic. In a quiet way, China is undergoing a spiritual revolution that will one day change the world.

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Seeking a New Visual Literacy

The demands on our “visual literacy,” as it is called, have multiplied exponentially. One 2013 study found that Americans spend 32 hours per week online, while the average global user spends 16 hours. That’s 19% of all the hours in a week, including time devoted to sleeping. If you subtract, say, 7 sleeping hours, the percentage becomes 27% for all waking hours, over one quarter of our waking time!

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