‘Psychology’ Archive

Moralistic Therapeutic Deism June 15, 2010 1 Comment

Sometimes there are advantages to my advanced age. The World magazine article here from a few years ago was part of a major rumpus concerning something called Moralistic Therapeutic Deism that most of our adolescents, including many in evangelical churches, actually believe. Big deal, I thought. It bore a great resemblance to what everyone around […]

Sorry Wrong Number: A Basis In Reality February 17, 2010 2 Comments

One of the less cheery films that we as a family like – because it reminds us of some of our relatives – is Sorry, Wrong Number, a 1948 noir film with Barbara Stanwyck.  As a young girl, the Stanwyck character has heart palpitations, or many of the symptoms of a heart attack, when she […]