Thomas Merton

Thomas Merton

Glenn Hinson recalls friendship with the influential contemplative ATLANTA — “A precocious monk, poet, prophet and thinker who etched himself ineradicably on my life and thought” is how longtime Baptist professor Glenn Hinson described Thomas Merton to a May gathering...
Quotation Remarks

Quotation Remarks

“We’re nearing the point in youth sports where we need to stop the ‘elite’ and ‘select’ madness because we’re raising a generation with too much self-esteem. They can’t handle failure because they’ve been conditioned to believe they’re too good to fail.” —ESPN senior...
Shifting landscape

Shifting landscape

New Pew study reveals significant religious trends in U.S. “The Christian share of the U.S. population is declining, while the number of U.S. adults who do not identify with any organized religion is growing,” so reported the Pew Research Center in mid-May following...