Forty-seven years ago John Lennon released the single “Imagine,” one of the most-performed songs of the twentieth century.  The lyrics consist of a (naïve) dream of how wonderful a totally secular world could be: “Imagine there's no heaven It's easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people …

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Acceptance, Not Approval

"[H]ospitality characterizes those who don't fuss over different worldviews represented at the dinner table.  The truly hospitable aren't embarrassed to keep friendships with people who are different.  They don't by the world's bunk about this.  They know there is a difference between acceptance and approval, and they courageously accept and respect people who think differently …

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