Beyond prayer, part 2

by Craige McMillan -- Last week I suggested that many of us relate to God primarily in the role of Cosmic Nanny. Since He's been around for a very long time -- more…

Beyond prayer, part I

by Craige McMillan -- "Life is tough -- pray hard," is a common admonition today. Pity that for most of us it stops there, as if God were some Cosmic Nanny, dispensing more…

Fanatical secular faith

by Craige McMillan -- "Economics is not the central problem of this century. It is a relative problem which can be solved in relative ways. Faith is the central problem of this more…

A double-minded nation

by Craige McMillan -- "... a nation's health and efficiency depends on a close relation between social practice and religious belief. Any contradiction between them can only help to breed mental stress more…

Tick, tick, tick

by Craige McMillan -- One simple word, repeated three times. You knew before reading the first word of this column that it would somehow touch upon time. Who among us does not more…

The Balkan money machine

by Craige McMillan -- It is both one of the blessings and curses of modern society that complexity has bred so many specialists. It is a blessing because specialists give us the more…

Secret from whom?

by Craige McMillan -- "When even one American -- who has done nothing wrong -- is forced by fear to shut his mind and close his mouth, then all Americans are in more…

Living the lie

by Craige McMillan -- We turn our eyes from the carnage on the evening news as NATO pipe bombs -- excuse me, cluster bombs -- another 100-or-so Albanian refugees, huddled in the more…

Virtual political reality

by Craige McMillan -- Littleton, Colo., and NATO's undeclared war in what used to be Yugoslavia are but symptoms of a deeper illness within America's political leadership and among both major parties. more…

By what authority?

by Craige McMillan -- Western governments are on a collision course with history. Most of mankind assumes that the future will be much like the past, altered by the progress of the more…