Category Archives: Chicago Tribune Seeker

A Great Day for Love

A version of this article was originally posted on the Chicago Tribune “The Seeker” religion blog in response to the December 2010 enactment of Civil Unions in Illinois. Of course, the sentiments are also appropriate to the demise of sections … Continue reading

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Funny or Cruel?

Recently an “Off the Derech” (ex-Orthodox) acquaintance/Facebook friend of mine tried selling his portion in the world to come on ebay. This reminded me of a piece I wrote for the Chicago Tribune “Seeker” Religion Blog a few years ago. … Continue reading

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A Test of Humanity, Not Faith

This is a repost from the Chicago Tribune’s “The Seeker” Religion blog, written in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Haiti (2010).  Unfortunately, the Oklahoma tornados (May 2013) are one more example we didn’t need. It can be comforting to imagine … Continue reading

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Is Sports a Religion, or is Religion a Sport?

Some of this originally appeared on the Chicago Tribune’s “The Seeker” religion blog and in the Shofar newsletter of Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation. As NBA and NHL seasons enter the playoffs and MLB is heating up, you will inevitably hear more about the … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Pray – Choose to ACT!!

Text originally posted to “The Seeker” Chicago Tribune Religion blog here and here. Members of Kol Hadash Humanistic Congregation are supporting a “Choose to Act” initiative this May 2 as our response to the declared “National Day of Prayer,” and we … Continue reading

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