Day: June 25, 2007

Arriving in the desert

To the biblical mind the wilderness is a holy place in which one may enter into communion with God. It is a place where one can clearly sense God’s sustenance, and, more importantly, it is a place where one learns to turn habitually toward God. We may arrive in the desert by different paths. We may journey there of our own accord, or we may be led there by the hidden work of the Holy Spirit.

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The economics of life-saving research

The benefits of new and safer vaccines, new antibiotics and specialized drugs are clear. The economic feasibility of the research to produce them is not. This is not to say that pharmaceutical corporations are evil for needing to make a profit. However, it is to raise a question for us as consumers and investors, as members of the body politic, and as Christians.

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