Anthony Bradley

Anthony is associate professor of religious studies at The King's College in New York and a research fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty.

Friendless men

Culture
by Anthony Bradley
Posted 12/31/08, 02:56 pm

Most men do not have close friends. It's a fact. Many men are acquainted with other men but few of us, if we're honest, have iron-sharpening relationships (Proverbs 27:17) or a deep camaraderie forged by walking together through life, wrestling with God and fighting the devil. Few of us can lament like David did in the loss of his friend saying, "I grieve for you, Jonathan my brother; you were very dear to me. Your love for me was wonderful, more wonderful than that of women" (2 Samuel 1:26).

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The perfect Christmas myth

Culture
by Anthony Bradley
Posted 12/24/08, 03:06 pm

Our current economic recession is probably the best Christmas present Americans could have received this year. Since we are all cutting back on spending maybe, just maybe, we can divorce ourselves from the stress and frivolous spending associated with having the "perfect" Christmas.

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The best college radio stations

Culture
by Anthony Bradley
Posted 12/17/08, 02:56 pm

St. Louis is not the most exciting city in America, but of all the places I've lived, it has two of the best college radio stations. I recently heard St. Louis referred to as the "Back Door of the East" (instead of the "Gateway to the West," as it is commonly known) because there's not much here anymore. While I understand the sentiment, I would say that it also might be the portal to quality college radio stations east and west of the Mississippi River.

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