Author Archives: Philip E Jenks

About Philip E Jenks

Philip is a retired communicator for American Baptist Churches USA, the U.S. Conference for the World Council of Churches, the U.S. National Council of Churches, and two Philadelphia area daily newspapers. He and his spouse, the Rev. Dr. Martha M. Cruz, are the parents of six adults and are members of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rye Brook, N.Y. They live in Port Chester, N.Y.

Can We Enjoy Halloween Ever Again?

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Archangel Justice Looming?

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Bill Buckley and the One-Line Response

There was a time when liberals and conservatives could have conversations that were not only enlightening but also entertaining. All that began to fade when the Newt Gingrich crafted his GOP Contract with America, which essentially declared Republicans had no … Continue reading

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9/11: Denying Them Their Victory

I. September 11 2019. As President Trump declares peace talks with the Taliban dead in Afghanistan, one wonders whether remembering September 11, 2001 eases the pain and makes sense out of all that has happened since. The War in Afghanistan, launched in … Continue reading

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Cartoon Commentaries

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Do the Right Thing

NOTE: This is an expansion and update of my previous essays on Jimmy Carter. August 28, 2019 – Jimmy Carter, now in his 94th year, has been out of office longer than any millennial has been alive. That makes him extraneous … Continue reading

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#SaveTheChildren

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