• Family •
June 22, 2007
A report submitted to next week’s meeting of the American Medical Association recommends that “video game addiction” be added to the manual used for psychiatric diagnoses. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler considers what this says about families, entertainment, and the therapeutic culture in which we live.
June 18, 2007
Our greeting cards betray us. According to Hallmark, Americans gave approximately 103 million Father’s Day cards this past weekend, but only half of those were given to fathers. As Heather MacDonald reports in City Journal, Hallmark’s 2007 line of over 800 different Father’s Day cards provides a “barometer of social breakdown.”
June 7, 2007
June 5, 2007
Welcome to summer 2007 and the latest diagnosis of a problem among the younger set — “nature-deficit disorder.” A generation of children is growing up without much contact with nature, or the outdoor world in general.
May 11, 2007
A group of concerned parents has launched a crusade for life. They want women and couples considering abortion when faced with a diagnosis of probable Down syndrome to listen to them as they talk of their own children and the joy these children have brought into their lives.
May 3, 2007
April 30, 2007
April 27, 2007
April 10, 2007
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad played the media like a musical instrument, greeting the captives just prior to their release. The Muslim world loved it. Tragically, the most damaging element of Ahmadinejad’s media triumph was handed to him by the Royal Navy in the person of Leading Seaman Faye Turney, the only woman among the captives…
March 14, 2007
March 5, 2007
What happens when teenage children are more devout than their parents? The Wall Street Journal addressed that question in a major report published in the March 2, 2007 edition of the paper. As reporter Katherine Rosman explains, “An increasing number of teens and young adults who were raised in nonreligious or nominally religious families are getting swept up in religious fervor. This is creating a complicated and sometimes painful family dynamic.”