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  • Because he loves us, God does not overlook evil

    Q: If God loves everyone, then why won't everyone go to heaven when they die? It seems to me that if He really loved us, He'd overlook the bad things we've done and welcome us into heaven anyway. Or maybe He doesn't really love us. -- Z.N. A: I want to...
  • Look around you before you close the door on your faith

    Q: I was raised a Catholic and went to Catholic school for many years. I've always believed what's in the Bible because it is the word of the Lord. But, how do I know Jesus was really the Messiah? Many people have said they were the Messiah over the...
  • Ring of truth in 'Orange Is the New Black'

    "What do you think of 'Orange Is the New Black?'" Since Netflix's series about life in a women's prison premiered this summer, I've fielded the same question from almost everyone I know. I guess it's because I have some experience on the subject. Before I...
  • Two More Women Testify About Alleged Sexual Assaults By Doctor

    MIDDLETOWN — Two more women who say Dr. Tory Westbrook sexually assaulted them during medical exams at Clinton's Community Health Center testified Monday and Tuesday, while Westbrook's defense attorney worked to get jurors to question the accusers'...
  • Defense Begins In Westbrook Sex Assault Trial

    MIDDLETOWN — The lawyer defending Dr. Tory Westbrook against sexual assault charges called several witnesses Thursday as he continued working to undermine the allegations brought by five of Westbrook's former patients. Norm Pattis called as...
  • Review: 'An American Bride in Kabul' by Phyllis Chesler

    Review: 'An American Bride in Kabul' by Phyllis Chesler
    Imagine marrying the man you adore, only to find yourself locked away in an Afghan harem, where your sweetheart alternately ignores, insults, hits and sexually assaults you. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered...
  • Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'

    Q&A: Jim Elledge on 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy'
    As much as we're fascinated by the art of Henry Darger — the self-taught artist whose life's work was discovered in his Chicago apartment after his death in 1973 — it has always made us more than a wee bit queasy. His thousands of drawings,...
  • Doctor: Full-Body Exams Are Sometimes Necessary

    MIDDLETOWN — The jury in the case against Dr. Tory Westbrook, accused of assaulting women during office exams, got a glimpse of a defense strategy Thursday when another doctor testified about the circumstances under which she would do a full-body...
  • Review: 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy' by Jim Elledge

    Review: 'Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy' by Jim Elledge
    The breathtaking, disturbing, monumental artwork and writings of Henry Darger (1892-1973), a previously unknown and reclusive Chicago hospital janitor, were found shortly after he moved out of his apartment and into a nursing home. The works detail a...
  • Syrian-American writer finds voice with help from famous novelist

    Syrian-American writer finds voice with help from famous novelist
    I had two New Year's resolutions in 2011: to read Leo Tolstoy's “Anna Karenina” and Marcel Proust's “In Search of Lost Time.” “Anna” was completed by Jan. 25 — just when our lives turned into a 24-hour TV marathon...
  • Grappling with Abraham, Isaac and faith

    Grappling with Abraham, Isaac and faith
    The story in Genesis of Abraham's willingness to kill his son Isaac at God's command still gets a lot of attention. But it doesn't get a lot of love. In every broadside against religion, God's horrifying demand for a sacrifice and Abraham's acquiescence...