Faith-Based

How do we Vote for the People who “Really Care”?

By |2013-12-19T15:56:05-06:00November 6th, 2012|Categories: Barbara J. Elliott, Faith, Politics|Tags: |

As Americans enter the voting booth today, we will be making a momentous decision for our nation. Whose vision will we embrace? Three groups of people are split, and they may very well determine the outcome: women, Hispanics, and Catholics. And the concern that drives many of them is “who really cares?” The people [...]

Renewing America’s Soul: Part IV of Faith and Civil Society

By |2019-11-26T12:29:03-06:00March 7th, 2011|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, Barbara J. Elliott, Christianity, Civil Society, Compassion, Faith, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Religion, Virtue|Tags: |

When did the conversation of conservatives in America shift predominantly to the realm of politics, to the exclusion of virtually everything else? What was once a rich philosophy of ideas imbedded in imaginative literature, philosophy, history and theology has thinned out to a one-note samba played on a political tin drum. Both political parties have [...]