What’s Good About Limits?

What’s Good About Limits?

This post continues a series of adult reflections on our children’s curriculum, The Body Matters.   One of our most thought-provoking books is “The Body is God’s Design” for third graders. It was originally called “The Body is Limited for Love” but the idea of limits...
Friendships and the Body

Friendships and the Body

This post begins a series of adult reflections on TOBET’s The Body Matters children’s theology of the body curriculum. Our staff was already educated in theology of the body and Catholic studies when we began, but writing these books has been a discovery for all of...
“Future Human”? Please, No

“Future Human”? Please, No

This blurb came into my mailbox recently, from a blog called “Future Human”: “The life-changing forces of technology and globalization are re-inventing what it means to be human. Three-person babies. Extreme biohacking. Outposts on Mars. Sex robots. The union of man...
Age of Profanity?

Age of Profanity?

Profanity on primetime TV increased 69% from 2005 to 2010. And that’s just the major networks, never mind cable. I would have to assume that, by 2018, they’ve given up counting. So it’s not just my advancing age or sensitivity.  We really are living in an Age of...