Read the main article on Fred Craddock in retirement.
The idea for the Craddock Center began when a Head Start staffer in Ellijay, Georgia, called Cherry Log Christian Church and spoke to Fred Craddock.
“I hear you care about poor people,” she said.
“Well, yes, we do,” Craddock replied.
“I have a woman here with four children, another one on the way, and no place to stay and nothing to eat.”
“I’ll come down.”
Matthew McCullough argues that the Spanish-American War signaled a crucial turning point in American self-understanding and self-justification.
At the hospital where I work, families may form relationships with pastoral care staff—but they come for our clinical competence in medicine. Gary Ferngren points out how new and odd this is.
Many Americans dismiss climate change reports as fear mongering. Michael Northcott sees the use of apocalyptic imagery differently.
James K. A. Smith suggests that the work of Richard Rorty can be a source of renewal—even though it makes many conservative Christians shrink in horror.
Roger Scruton’s basic theme is this: “Science cannot tell who I am, let alone where, when, or how.” But I-you moral dialogue is not rooted in science.