Archive: Leo Brunnick
The various religions are NOT the same (Prothero is right), but this conversation - about how religions, and ultimately human beings, relate to one another - is an important conversation with (as Armstrong would argue) universal consequences.
By Leo Brunnick | July 9, 2010; 12:53 PM ET | Comments (23)
There is a common theme through most world religions that humanity must carefully steward the earth because it was made by God, and is sacred as a result.
By Leo Brunnick | June 1, 2010; 10:40 AM ET | Comments (1)
The structures of the world's religions are the best existing vehicles for transmitting important lessons, and for communicating with and leading the world's peoples. Religions have the attention of the world's citizenry, and thus can make the most impact.
By Leo Brunnick | February 23, 2010; 06:22 PM ET | Comments (2)
Surplus T-shirts we were packing to send to Haiti provided quick and lasting perspective.
By Leo Brunnick | January 26, 2010; 04:53 PM ET | Comments (0)
This past weekend I had the opportunity to spend some volunteer time working at a warehouse packing clothing for the Haiti relief effort
By Leo Brunnick | January 25, 2010; 06:19 PM ET | Comments (0)
I admit it: I have trouble letting go. By "letting go" I mean in the sense of the bumper sticker phrase "Let Go and Let God".
By Leo Brunnick | January 9, 2010; 07:45 PM ET | Comments (2)
Their voices and accents and garb and cultural heritage varies wildly, but beyond all of that, the utter sameness of so much of what they are saying starts to sink in.
By Leo Brunnick | December 15, 2009; 03:30 AM ET | Comments (0)
The Catholic bishops have the right to be as deeply involved in these deliberations as the Congress will allow -- just like any other special interest group in the U.S. does. Although they might bristle at words like "special interest group" (or even more that they would use "lobbyists") -- the fact is they represent one dimension of a very large group of Americans that identify themselves as Catholic.
By Leo Brunnick | November 17, 2009; 02:02 PM ET | Comments (4)
Law has to take over where religion can't hold the line. In the case of where religion is plainly saying the same general thing as the law ("don't steal" or "don't kill"), we still need laws to enforce these things in the civil code.
By Leo Brunnick | October 21, 2009; 01:31 PM ET | Comments (6)