Archive: Jim Cooper
For the Archbishop, this is perhaps as much a pastoral issue as a political one. This is a very difficult balance to hold on a public stage.
By Jim Cooper | February 15, 2008; 07:43 AM ET | Comments (4)
From a pastoral perspective, forgiveness can shine a light on our everyday interactions with family, friends, and coworkers.
By Jim Cooper | November 19, 2007; 06:44 AM ET | Comments (7)
We will be judged by the ways we find to express God's love to our fellow human beings, and creation as a whole.
By Jim Cooper | October 23, 2007; 07:44 AM ET | Comments (5)
Mr. Hitchens is wrong because of the innumerable exceptions to what he would have as a universal rule that religion is unhealthy for humanity.
By Jim Cooper | October 1, 2007; 05:02 AM ET | Comments (31)
I would appeal to the universal tenets on love of God and love of neighbor. If any of our actions do not serve love and respect the life and dignity of humanity, these actions are not in accord with the...
By Jim Cooper | September 14, 2007; 05:24 AM ET | Comments (7)
Doubt is the fertilizer of faith. We don't grow without it. I would never presume that Mother Teresa's faith was sealed with certainty. These thoughts of hers make her in my mind all the more human, and all the more...
By Jim Cooper | September 3, 2007; 07:49 AM ET | Comments (4)
If Einstein is correct and energy is neither created nor destroyed, we have energy and therefore in some basic way we continue. The concept of heaven and hell are helpful images of fulfillment or disintegration. Drawing upon my spiritual tradition...
By Jim Cooper | June 29, 2007; 07:43 AM ET | Comments (815)
A fulfilled life is one of big ideas and simple pleasures. A life of love in which we listen for God’s continuous call.
By Jim Cooper | May 21, 2007; 07:12 AM ET | Comments (18)