Who is Philip Yancey?

For Yancey, reading offered a window to a different world. So, he devoured books that opened his mind, challenged his upbringing, and went against what he had been taught. A sense of betrayal engulfed him.

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Recent Posts

The Rise and Fall and Rise of Jimmy Carter

Posted on Mon, Mar 27 2023 in Blog, Politics | 57 Comments

Former president Jimmy Carter is back in the news, this time because of his decision to forgo further medical treatment and live out his final days at home,… read on

Getting Along

Posted on Mon, Nov 21 2022 in Blog, Politics | 28 Comments

Still recovering from the media blitz of midterm elections, you may soon find yourself sharing a holiday meal with someone who cast a vote you cannot fathom. In… read on

Election Year Musings

Posted on Sat, Sep 26 2020 in Blog, Politics | 47 Comments

Last year I granted an interview to the Church of Ireland Gazette, a magazine that was trying to interpret US politics for its Irish readers. In view of… read on

Election Reflections: Bridging the Gap

Posted on Sat, Jan 7 2017 in Blog, Politics | 98 Comments

In its Person of the Year cover story, Time magazine gave Donald Trump the title “President of the Divided States of America.”  With good reason.  A glance at… read on