Barbara Nauer

Barbara Nauer manages Words 'N Pix editing and design services in her hometown of Peoria, IL. She is retired from a 35-year teaching career in universities, colleges, and K-12 schools. Ms. Nauer has held teaching appointments at St. Louis University, Southern Illinois U., Loyola of New Orleans, Webster College, and community colleges in several cities. Her free-lance writings have appeared in National Review, Wanderer, InsideCatholic.com, New Oxford Review, and more. She has authored two books, Rise Up and Remember (Doubleday, 1976) and Jimmy Swaggart: Dead Man Rising (Glory Arts, 1997).

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Boomer Religion

  For anyone who strongly identifies with traditional Christianity, the October 6-9 series on Fox News’s Hannity, with Sean Hannity interviewing Michael Moore, was rich in irony and vaguely distressing. The occasion was Moore’s new film, Capitalism: A Love Story.   Two bright, likable, and deeply sincere married men of middle age passionately argued the … Read more

The Trouble with Conspiracy Theories

The trouble with conspiracy theories is that nobody believes them. You have to be cracked before you take them seriously. Let me give you a couple of examples. About a thousand years ago for me, back in 1967 or ’68, my five children and I took part in a peace march that some college faculty … Read more

On Behalf of Devotional Catholicism

Professor Robert Hickson of Christendom College nourishes an insight which is especially profound. He discussed it at some length about a year ago in an issue of the lively Catholic loyalist newsletter, Common Faith (January, 1982), published monthly by Christendom Press. Hickson, who was a U.S. Army officer during the Vietnam conflict, reflected on the … Read more

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