Posted on 04/13/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Some sources have said that within twenty years, fifty percent of today’s jobs will be handled by non-human workers. But Chris Hazell argues that while concern over the rise of a robotic workforce is reasonable, there is a deeper cultural issue at hand.
Posted on 04/12/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
During Mark Zuckerberg’s recent testimony before Congress, it emerged that Facebook will soon have artificial intelligence programming in place that can identify and delete hate speech before it is even published. But silencing hate, Elizabeth Scalia argues, is not truly doing battle against it.
Posted on 04/11/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Fr. Stephen Gadberry is a Catholic priest in the Diocese of Little Rock, Arkansas. He is also an avid fitness practitioner, and just recently was able to compete in the hit show, “American Ninja Warrior”! Today, Jared Zimmerer and Fr. Stephen discuss faith, fitness, and evangelization, and the ways in which the intertwining of all three help proclaim Christ in the culture.
Posted on 04/10/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Luke Burgis reflects on the critical nature of discerning our calling from God and the ways in which all of us can help cultivate a culture of discernment.
Posted on 04/9/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Bishop Barron offers his reflections on the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, citing the way in which Mary is the New Eve who calls us to ultimate discipleship.
Posted on 04/6/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Matthew Becklo reviews “Summer in the Forest,” a critically acclaimed new documentary about a community of people with disabilities and the search for what it means to be human.
Posted on 04/5/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Elizabeth Scalia contemplates a spiritual tool by which we gauge whether we are balanced and centered or liable to collapse.
Posted on 04/4/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Robert Mixa offers a review of Dr. Ulrich Lehner's book “God Is Not Nice,” which reintroduces Christians to the true God—not the polite, easygoing, divine therapist who doesn’t ask much of us, but the Almighty God who is unpredictable, awe-inspiring, and demands our entire lives.
Posted on 04/3/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
Today, Tod Worner reflects upon the film classic “The Miracle Worker” and the profound message it contains about the human need for God's law.
Posted on 04/2/2018 05:00 AM (Word On Fire Blog Feed)
As we continue our celebration of Easter, Father Steve Grunow reflects on why authentic faith resists making the events of Easter Sunday, and the events of every Sunday morning since, into a mere symbol or metaphor.